[R] call function immediately before plot.new()

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 15:41:01 CEST 2008




setHook("plot.new", function(...) cat("Starting plot\n"))

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Jake Michaelson
<jake.michaelson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would like to be able to call a custom function automatically before
> plot.new() is called (more specifically, before a new plot is created on the
> current graphics device).  Recently I've been poking around in the help
> files of some of the low(er) level plotting functions, and I seem to
> remember something saying that you could somehow add a setting to call a
> function immediately before plot.new() is called (something kind of in the
> spirit of .First).  I've been looking everywhere, and I can't find the
> documentation I'm thinking of, which makes me wonder if I'm just making all
> this up.
> Can this be done?
> Thanks,
> Jake
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