[Rd] idea (PR#7345)

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Nov 5 14:06:15 CET 2004

dan at bolser.co.uk wrote:

> Full_Name: Dan B
> Version: 2
> OS: Fedora 2
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> It would be great if something like
> currentPlot <- edit(par)
> allowed dynamic changes to the 'currentPlot', which I am using as some kind of
> 'magic' keyword in the above context. i.e. the value of 'currentPlot' is
> actually an alias for whatever the current graphical object is. 
> calling the above command would open the edit pannel for the par options
> relevant to whatever the currentPlot object was. 
> The changes made to par would trigger an automatic redraw of the plot, to allow
> dynamic editing. After the changes were made and edit closed, a copy of the
> edited par could be taken to allow the settings to be automatically applied in
> the future.
> Dynamic editing of all object variables could be supported through this
> mechanism to allow a very flexible overall control of graphical objects.
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Nice idea. Do you have any schedule for which R release R-core can 
include your contribution? Do you get it ready for R-2.1.0?
In particlular, I'm very interested in the way you are going to include 
this feature for non-screen devices such as postscript()...

Uwe Ligges

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