[R] How to plot a blank plot

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sat Feb 14 17:10:31 CET 2004

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 12:11:26 -0800, you wrote:

>Hello everyone,
>In plotting several graphics, I'd like to be able to plot a blank plot
>as in:
>I realize screen allows me to do this, but I figure the functionality
>must be there. Is there an equivalent to plot(BLANK)?

"frame()" is probably what you want.

You can also get a blank plot (but set up coordinates, etc.) with
something like

plot(1, type="n", axes=F, xlab="", ylab="")

This would allow you to plot points and lines and text in the empty
space; frame() would not.

Duncan Murdoch

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