[R] paper size

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jun 8 08:25:07 CEST 2000

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Kong, Chuang Fong wrote:

> Dear all,
> Thanks for the response. I did try to change width, height in win.graph but
I wrote win.print

> it does not work either. I now belief that it is not a paper size problem
> but something else; either the restriction of the device windows (which I do
> not know how to change) or ???? Basically, I am not able to print the whole
> printable area of a4. When I make more figures in a plot, it just shrink all
> of the fingers smaller to fit into the centre area. Please help.

Please do follow the help you are given. If I do

> win.print(width=8, height=10.5)
> par(mfrow=c(3,2))
> for(i in 1:6) plot(1:10)
> dev.off()

I get a layout of plots filling a US letter page.  You will not get this
if you use the Print menu from a windows() device: that prints to the
default size.

It would have been much easier to help if you had said exactly how you
were trying to print on what platform.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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