[R] plot and bg

Jim Lemon bitwrit at ozemail.com.au
Tue Aug 20 14:02:22 CEST 2002

Olivier Martin wrote:

> Hi all,
> I would like to plot some points and define the bg color of my graphics.
> But the bg parameter set is defined for the. whole graphic.
> In fact, i would like to use something like :
> box(bg=gray(0.9)).
> So, the background  concerns only the plot region  and not the main 
> title, the x title and the y title.

This may not be the easiest way, but...

> plot(1:5,type="n")
> pd<-par("usr")
> rect(pd[1],pd[3],pd[2],pd[4],col="Gray")
> par(new=T)
> plot(1:5)

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