[R] Overal plot title after mfrow and .Rhistory questions.
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 28 23:33:29 CEST 2000
On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Adrian Vance Custer wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I had a few questions that I have not been able to figure out despite a lot of
Could you figure out how to tell us your platform and R version, please?
> 1) Adding a title to a multiplot figure:
> If I plot multiple plots with
> how do I add an overall title to the figure, not the individual plots?
[Ross has answered here]
> 2) Saving histories on the fly:
> Is there a .Rhistory equivalent to
> ? I would like to be able to save the .RData and .Rhistory files and move to
> another machine. Right now I have to quit R which looses the plots I am working
On Windows, yes (called savehistory).
Should be easy to add on Unix (non-GNOME).
> 3) Setting the size .Rhistory:
> What is the maximum size of .Rhistory and where is it set?
On Windows, 16K chars or 512 lines, in consolestructs.h
On Unix (non-GNOME), 512 lines, in src/unix/system.c. Can be overriden by
the environment variable R_HISTSIZE.
GNOME: ditto, in file src/unix/gnome/system.c
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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