[R] graphs - saving and multiple

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sat Dec 11 21:26:11 CET 2004

stephenc wrote:
> Hi
> I am doing something like this:
> hist(maximumPitch, xlab="Maximum Pitch in Hertz")
> which produces a nice histogram but what do I do to get two or three,
> etc on one page?

For more than one on a page, see ?par, in particular its argument "mfrow".

> I want to save the resulting file to an eps.  I can find:
> postscript("ex.eps")
> which I then run something like my  hist above and then 
>     dev.off()    
> but I don't get anything in my eps file!

Starting the device with postscript(),  plotting with hist() and closing 
with dev.off() should produce something, if you haven't done very 
strange things.


Now look into the eps file. Is it still empty? Then something is wrong 
with either your postscript interpreter or your setup of R.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks.
> Stephen 
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