[R] postscript()

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Nov 15 13:54:40 CET 2002

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying out postscript() when onefile is set to FALSE.  However
> I'm having trouble understanding the documentation for postscript().
> Suppose I want to do:
>   plot(1:10)
>   plot(1:10, type = "l")
> and store them in foo.ps and goo.ps.  Furthermore, I'd like to do then
> with one postscript() command -- because this is just a simplified version
> of what I really need (i.e. much more than two plots).  Can I do something
> like:
>   postscript(c("foo.ps", "goo.ps"), onefile = FALSE)

The docs don't mention that you can specify a vector of filenames: "For
use with onefile=FALSE give a printf format such as "Rplot%03d.ps" (the
default in that case)."
If you have specific filenames (i.e. a fixed number of plots), it's easy
to call postscript several times, isn't it?

>   plot(1:10)
>   plot(1:10, type = "l")
>   dev.off()
> it doesn't work...
> Cheers,
> Kevin

Uwe Ligges
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