[R] Ggplot2: saving a grid with multiple plots

ONKELINX, Thierry Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be
Wed Mar 11 14:33:19 CET 2009

Hi all,

I have managed to create a figure on the screen with multiple plots in
it. Something like the example below. When I save that with ggsave(),
only the last plot gets saved (pPath in the example) instead of the
entire figure. Any suggestions how I can save this kind of figures



pPoint <- qplot(unemploy/pop, psavert, data=economics)
pPath <- qplot(unemploy/pop, psavert, data=economics, geom="path")
pushViewport(viewport(layout = grid.layout(2, 1)))
print(pPoint, vp = viewport(layout.pos.row = 1, layout.pos.col = 1))
print(pPath, vp = viewport(layout.pos.row = 2, layout.pos.col = 1))
ggsave(filename = "test.pdf")

ir. Thierry Onkelinx
Instituut voor natuur- en bosonderzoek / Research Institute for Nature
and Forest
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