[R] mtext in trellis-loop & colorkey

P Ehlers ehlers at math.ucalgary.ca
Mon May 29 13:43:55 CEST 2006

mtext() is not a lattice function. Could you not use the 'main'

Peter Ehlers

Marius Hofert wrote:

> Hello,
> I would like to create a sequence of plots (using a for loop). I read  
> in the FAQ that print() has to be used in order to obtain any output.  
> This works perfectly fine as long as I only consider one function  
> call in the loop, but I would like to add mtext() to the each plot in  
> the loop. Unfortunately, this did not work. Any suggestions?
> As you can see from the provided example, there is another problem  
> with such animations: You do not see any difference in the plots  
> (because only the "height" changes). Is there any possibility to keep  
> a fixed scale for the colorkey (fixed labels and also fixed colors)  
> and to see the different heights of the function from the colors  
> (e.g. the first plot should be mainly gray (as it is the "lowest"),  
> the last one mainly white (as it is the "highest")).
> Thanks very much!
> marius
> Here is a complete minimal example:
> remove(list=objects())
> library(lattice)
> for(i in 1:4){
> 	output_file_path<-paste("~/Desktop/test_",i,".png",sep="")
> 	x<-rep(seq(-3,3,length=50),50)
> 	y<-rep(seq(-3,3,length=50),each=50)
> 	z<-x*y+10*i
> 	trellis.device(png,color=F,file=output_file_path)
> 	print(wireframe 
> (z~x*y,drape=T,distance=0,zoom=0.84,cuts=100,col.regions=gray 
> (100:400/400),colorkey=list(tick.number=6)))
> 	#print(mtext(paste("Parameter= ",1,sep=""),side=3,line=0)) #This  
> does not work!
> 	dev.off()
> }
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