[R] Graphics winder keeps disappearing!

Ralph Scherer scherer.ra at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 25 15:18:00 CEST 2008

Hi Lauren,

try it with dev.off() before plotting.
Perhaps you have an old window or connection open somewhere.


Am Thursday 25 September 2008 14:24:17 schrieb Gough Lauren:
> Dear all,
> I am a very new user to R (for windows) (since Monday!) so please excuse
> me if I am asking an obvious question!
> I am experiencing some problems with the graphics window - in short, it
> keeps disappearing.  i.e. I can type
> > x<-c(1,3,6,4,9)
> > plot(x)
> No errors are produced, but not graphics window appears either.
> The graphics window tends to work if I plot graphs immediately after
> opening R, but after I have had R open for a while and have run several
> functions/loaded datasets it stops appearing.
> Does anyone know why this is, I am a little confused!
> Many thanks
> Lauren
> PhD student
> School of Geography
> University Park
> University of Nottingham
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