[R] Line width through plot size reduction

Paul Murrell p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Thu May 19 01:48:43 CEST 2005


Jacques VESLOT wrote:
> Dear R-users,
> Someone, who uses R under Mac, wants to insert a couple of small plots 
> (each with several lines) in an article, but he has to reduce plots' 
> size significantly. He did it (in pdf or enc. ps) but, unfortunately, 
> everything is reduced but lines' width. Besides, 'lwd' argument in par() 
> or plot() can't be less than one.

IANAMU (I am not a Mac user) either, but you should definitely be able 
to set lwd to less than 1.   What happens when you try par(lwd=.5) or 
plot(1:10, type="l", lwd=.5)?


> I am not a Mac user and I don't know whether it is a Mac-related problem 
> or not.
> Could somebody please give me a way to solve this problem, either to 
> reduce line width under R, or to get reduced lines' width when reducing 
> plot size ?
> Thanks,
> Jacques VESLOT
> Cirad
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