[R] multiple plots and postscript()
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 6 23:45:11 CET 2003
On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Robin Hankin wrote:
> Kia Ora everybody.
> There must be an obvious answer to this, but I can't see it....
> I want four square plots in one postscript file. The canonical answer
> would be:
> But this isn't quite what I want because there is too much space
> between the individual plots. The problem does not occur in quite the
> same way on the X11() device (why is there a difference?)
Font size. For 4 plots on 5" x 5" (or even for 1) you want to reduce the
pointsize, which is designed for A4 paper.
> What is the best way to control this aspect of the plot if I want
> postscript output?
More generally, par(mar)/par(mai). Note that this defaults to rows, and
hence gives marginal space proportional to the pointsize.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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