[R] Positioning plots on top of each other (aligment & borders)

Greg Snow Greg.Snow at imail.org
Wed Dec 30 18:55:14 CET 2009

Look at the subplot function in the TeachingDemos package, it may do what you want.

Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
greg.snow at imail.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-
> project.org] On Behalf Of Jay
> Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 2:32 AM
> To: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [R] Positioning plots on top of each other (aligment &
> borders)
> Hello,
> I want to place two plots on top of each other. However, the problem
> is that I can't figure out a simple way to align them correctly. Is
> there a way to specify this?
> Since the data is bunch of coordinates and the second layer is an
> outline of a map (a .ps file I import using the grImport package), I
> suppose one option would be to specify a set of "artificial"
> coordinates that make up the very corners of that plot, and then have
> the second layer will this same space. Any ideas how to do this?
> //John
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