[R] coplot and par
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 27 08:55:46 CEST 2004
On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Mihai Nica wrote:
> R 1.9.1 on Win2000 or Win98SE.
> I am using coplot as follows:
> coplot(AVG~LRPI| REGION)
> the output seems normal but I get:
> "Warning message:
> calling par(new=) with no plot"
>From the NEWS file for R-patched:
o coplot(..) doesn't give an extraneous warning anymore when called
on a fresh device.
so it is a bug that is fixed in the latest version (which you cna find on
> This is the only explanation that I have for being unable to use par() with
> coplot for changing the way the xlab and ylab appears.
xlab and ylab are not part of par -- see its help page.
> From within coplot I can change the text itself but not the font,
> fontsize, etc, but par() before coplot has absolutely no effect
> wahtsoever (maybe it isn't supposed to?).
> I guess the question is: how can one change the way the xlab and ylab appear
> on a coplot?
They are listed as arguments to coplot, and work for me when given there.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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