[R] using split.screen?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 18 16:29:40 CEST 2006
On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Bill Shipley wrote:
> Hello. I am having trouble understanding the use of split.screen. I want
> to divide the device surface first into 4 equal screens:
> This works.
> I next want to subdivide each of these 4 screens into 10 subscreens. I do,
> for the first of these 4 screens:
> and then: split.screen(figs=c(10,2))
> My understanding is that this should split screen 1 (i.e. top right)
That is screen 2: 1 is top left.
> into 10
> screens within its area. However, this does not work and I get the
> following error message: Error in plot.new() : figure margins too large
well, only when you try to plot on one of those screens.
> Does anyone know what I am doing wrong?
I suspect not using a big enough device region to allow such small plot
regions. You are asking for 20 rows in your device region.
Oh, and sending HTML mail.
> Bill Shipley
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