[Rd] Fwd: controlling plot height

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jan 28 08:10:05 CET 2007

On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, t.d. kaplan wrote:

> hi,
> i am trying to create a plot of reduced height. i am able to achieve
> this with:
> par(pin=c(par("pin")[1], 1))
> however, the plot is surrounded by large margins. is there a way for
> me to reduce the margins to match the dimensions of the plot?

It sounds as if it is the device region not the plot region which you wish 
to reduce in height.  You do that when opening the device, e.g.

pdf(width=10, height=4)

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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