[R] 0 margin for creating eps files

Rishabh Gupta rg117 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed May 28 04:52:18 CEST 2003

 Thanks to everyone that replied. It seems that the solution was simpler than I thought. I was
using the wrong parameter. It should have been

	par( mar = c( .., .., .., ..) )

rather than

	par( mai = c( .., .., .., ..) )

After I changed that it works fine now.



 --- Rishabh Gupta <rg117 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > Dear all,
> I am trying to create eps files of R plots (in Linux) so that I can import them into Word
> (obviously in MS Windows). What I would like is for the files to be cropped so that there is no
> margin around the actual plot, because I have no way of editing the files after they have been
> created. I have tried using
> par(mai=c(.75,.75,0,0))
> in order to reduce the margin; it works fine when I create a plot on the screen, however when I
> use
> dev.copy2eps(file="FILENAME.eps")
> to save to the eps file, the margin has returned. Could someone please tell what I am doing
> wrong,
> should I be using different parameter to set the margins of the eps files.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Many Thanks
> Rishabh
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