[R] Multi-plot

Ben Bolker ben at zoo.ufl.edu
Tue Aug 20 22:29:00 CEST 2002

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002 ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Ben Bolker wrote:
> >   Q to gurus: is there a simple way to get the command for the default
> > graphics driver, something like options()$createdevice [options$device is
> > useful but "X11" can't quite be turned into x11() without some hacking,
> > and I don't know if that hack would work generally].  You can always write
> > a little bit of conditional code, but I'm just wondering if there's a
> > simple one-liner ...
> eval(get(getOption("device"))())
> is essentially what the internal code does.  I've written that several
> times before, and will see if I can find a place to put it in the
> online docs.  (Ben: Suggestions welcome as to where.)

  How about ?Devices  ?  (I think that's the first place I would look ...)  
And/or ?options, under "device"  (the case difference between "X11" and 
x11() [which I now realize is an alias for X11(), but is how I usually 
invoke it] also confused me).

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