[R] R graph window

Mike Prager mike.prager at noaa.gov
Tue Nov 27 22:59:42 CET 2007

Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:

> > I am using R 2.6.0 on Windows XP.
> > I am wondering if R can show multiple graph at the same graph window with different tabs at the bottom of the window, like in S-plus.
> > Does anybody have experience on this?
> >   
> No, it can't.  If you turn history recording on (see the History menu 
> entry when the graphics window has the focus), then R will save the 
> plots and PgUp/PgDn will scroll through them.

To enable that, I usually begin an R script:

.SavedPlots <- NULL  # Deletes any existing plot history
windows(record = TRUE, ...)

You might also be interested in the savePlot function, well
described in the R help files.

Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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