[R] is win.print() broken or am I doing something wrong?
thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Mon Aug 28 19:14:47 CEST 2000
On Mon, 28 Aug 2000 Dominic_Barraclough at urmc.rochester.edu wrote:
> I am trying to print a graph
> > plot(y=atestplot$b,x=atestplot$a, type="s")
> > win.print()
> This leads to a windows print dialog box- that diappears when i hit
> print. subquently i find a
> "GraphAppJob" of zero size in the print queue- this just sits until I
> at which point a blank sheet is printed
> Is it me or is this a bug?
It's you :). win.print() does not print the current plot. It creates a
new plot on a windows printer. So when you do win.print() nothing happens
until you plot something and close the device. Then it prints whatever you
plotted (in your case, nothing).
I think you are looking for dev.print/dev.copy.
> Incidentally if i just select the print button when the plot is selected
> immediately after producing the plot it prints just fine
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle
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