[R] use of split.screen() with postscript device

Wolski wolski at molgen.mpg.de
Thu Jun 3 13:30:58 CEST 2004


splits the plot in two parts for example.
For more information about graphics read introduction to R
provided with your R installation.
if par(mfrow ...
par(mfcol is not flexible enough for you
you can examine the documentation for


If you need even more flexibility
look at the grid package of Paul Murrel

There is also an artikle in Rnews about combining the graphics function in the graphics package from P. Murrel.

You may also to consider to learn the graphic functions in the lattice package of by Deepayan Sarkar 
which build on grid.


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On 6/2/2004 at 10:07 AM Steven White wrote:

>>>I am new to R and quite confused by the apparent inconsistency in it's 
>>>behavior. My latest difficulty lies in producing eps output for use with 
>>>latex. In particular, I was successful in obtaining a single figure by
>>>...but then I tried to place two figures on the same output sheet by
>>>split.screen() as follows:
>>>and received no output whatsoever. Furthermore, I can no longer get
>>>output using the original commands! I've tried exiting and re-starting
>>>R, and 
>>>am just about to reboot because I almost cannot believe what I am seeing.
>>>Can you spot anything that I am doing wrong?
>>>Thanks & Best Regards,
>>>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>>>PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

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