[R] Activating Graphics History

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 28 23:06:24 CET 2000

On Fri, 28 Jan 2000, Jim Ianelli wrote:

> I'm having trouble finding documentation on how
> to activate the "record graphics history" option via 
> a command line (as opposed to having to use the menu).  
> I would like to store a series of graphics.  The readme says:
> `The History menu allows the recording of plots. When plots have been
> recorded they can be reviewed by PgUp and PgDn, saved and replaced.
> Recording can be turned on automatically (the Recording item on the list) or
> individual plots can be added (Add or the INS key). The whole plot history
> can be saved to or retrieved from an R variable in the global environment. 
> But I can't find anything about setting the recording of plots
> without using the menu.

Crucially, you did not say you were doing this on Windows, and it is only
available on the windows() device on Windows.  I am not aware of any way to
do this.

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