[R] Options for zooming plots other than zm()

Robert Dodier robert@dod|er @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Apr 27 07:12:10 CEST 2020

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this discussion. It looks
like plotly and dygraphs both work well for zooming plots with
thousands of points (and many other things).

Thanks again, I appreciate your help.


Robert Dodier

On Fri, Apr 24, 2020 at 11:11 AM Robert Dodier <robert.dodier using gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am making some plots with plot() which have a fair number of points
> (thousands) and I would like to be able to interactively select a
> region of the plot and zoom in on it. I tried the zoom package which
> has the function zm() but I found that it was unworkably slow to
> refresh the display. I guess I can set the x and y range via xlim and
> ylim but I was hoping to do it interactively. Does someone have a
> suggestion for that?
> I looked at ggplot2 but I wasn't able to find something about
> interactive zooming, only noninteractive via plot limits. Perhaps I
> have overlooked something there?
> I have searched the mailing list archive and web pages in general but
> I haven't found anything other than zm(). Thank you in advance for
> your help, I appreciate it very much.
> best,
> Robert Dodier

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