[R] Graphic window dimensions

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Apr 7 01:22:00 CEST 2013

On 06.04.2013 08:53, Eva Prieto Castro wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a doubt: if I run windows(width=8.27,
> height=11.69), the size of an A4 paper, does it work correctly in all
> screens?

Correctly: yes, but not as you expect. It keeps the aspect ration but in 
a smaller size if the screen is smaller than the size you specified.

>Or does it depend on the inches of my screen?.


> I ask
> you about this question because I need to make the user see a graph in
> the graph window and he must be able to save the graph as a pdf (using
> the Rgui menu) and the result must be a pdf with A4 size.

Why not use pdf() directly?

Anyway, you can
  dev.print(pdf, file="test.pdf", width=8.27, height=11.69)

Uwe Ligges

> Thank you in advance.
> Regards,
> Eva
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