[R] Is the page number in a document created with "pdf()" accessible?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 17 18:24:10 CET 2004
On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Dennis Fisher wrote:
> When I create pdf documents in R using pdf(), each page has text in the outer
> margin indicating the page number.
It neither has an outer margin nor anything there, unless you added code
to do this. I guess your PDF viewer is adding this.
> I track page numbers in a cumbersome
> manner. Is the page number in a multi-page document tracked internally by
> par() or some other function?
It's in the PDF file (part of the definition of PDF) and is tracked by the
See ?plot.new / ?grid.newpage: you could use hooks to do the counting.
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