[R] Include "print" output into plots

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sun Nov 24 13:29:07 CET 2002

Klaus.Thul at t-online.de (Klaus Thul) writes:

> Hello,
> I would like to set up some automatic reporting using R. For this purpose, I 
> need to include the output of "print" commands into the graphics produced by 
> some "plot" commands.
> 1. Is there an easy way to do this?
> 2. Is it possible to redirect "print" into a string? 
>     (except redirecting into a file and than scanning back?)
> 3. What is the best way to get a multi-line string printed into a plot window?
> Thanks in advance for any help.

Try this:

tc <- textConnection("txt",open="w")

Hmm,... It seems that we really could use a monospaced graphics font!

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