[R] need help with pdf-plot
antje.niederlein at yahoo.de
Mon Aug 13 09:46:17 CEST 2007
Thank you both!
The hint with the pty="s" was very useful. I did not know it before.
Ivar Herfindal schrieb:
> Dear Antje
> I cannot see that you have got any replies yet, so I will make and
> attempt. However, I am sure other have more formally correct solutions.
> When you call the pdf(), you can set paper="a4" (or "a4r" for
> landscape). However, the width and the height of your plot should then
> not exceed the size of the paper (which is approximately 8.27*11.69
> inches for "a4"). Try (I have only tested on windows XP, R 2.5.0):
> pdf("test1.pdf", width=10, heigh=5, paper="a4r")
> par(mfrow=c(1,3), pty="s") #pty="s" gives square plotting regions
> Hope this helps
> Antje skrev:
>> I still have this problem. Does anybody know any solution?
>> Antje schrieb:
>>> I'm trying to plot a set of barplots like a matrix (2 rows, 10
>>> columns from"reduced_mat") to a pdf. It works with the following
>>> pdf("test.pdf",width=ncol(reduced_mat)*2, height=nrow(reduced_mat)*2,
>>> pointsize = 12)
>>> par(mfcol = c(nrow(reduced_mat),ncol(reduced_mat)), oma = c(0,0,0,0),
>>> lwd=48/96, cex.axis = 0.5, las = 2, cex.main = 1.0)
>>> The I get a long narrow page format with the quadratic barplots.
>>> But I would like to have a A4 format in the end and the plots not
>>> filling the whole page (they should stay somehow quadratic and not be
>>> What shall I look for to achieve this?
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