[R] Making my own graphics device

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 23:58:49 CEST 2014

> On Aug 17, 2014, at 2:58 PM, Thomas Levine <_ at thomaslevine.com> wrote:
>> I want to make my own graphics device am thus looking for
>> documentation about graphics devices.
>> The only thing I've found so far is these directions for
>> making graphics devices with the RGraphicsDevice package.
>> http://www.omegahat.org/RGraphicsDevice/
>> Could someone point me to any other resources? Or just
>> some documentation about how to edit base R? If I don't
>> get anything, I'm just going to stare at the grDevices
>> section of the R source code (src/library/grDevices/src)
>> until I figure out how it works.
>> In case you're curious, I want to make a graphics device
>> that saves the graph in Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language.
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HPGL

There's a chapter on this in the R Internals manual.

Duncan Murdoch

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