[R] Two graphs of different sizes on one devise. How to?

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 14 11:23:32 CET 2003

On Fri, 14 Mar 2003, wolski wrote:

> I am trying to plot two graphics with different sizes to one devise.
> par(mfrow=c(1,2))
> # is set the size for the first graphic
> par(fig=c(0,7,0,10)/10)
> #and plot it
> plot(1,1)
> #then i set the size 
> par(fig=c(7,10,0,10)/10)
> #and plot the second one
> plot(2,2)
> Unfortunately when i plot figure two figure 1 disapear.
> How to avoid these?

?par, look at `new'.

Setting fig unsets the mfrow call.

As far as I recall this is covered in some detail in `An Introduction to 
R'.  Alternatives are to use the layout facilities (?layout) or 

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