[R] any way to set defaults for par?

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 01:17:34 CEST 2008

One way that I do it is to save the default parameters with the
following statement in my profile:

assign('Default.par', par(no.readonly=T))

An then I have a function which will reset them:

plotReset <-
{    # reset plotting window
    windows(width=7.5,height=4.7, record=T, pointsize=10)

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 6:31 PM, Carl Witthoft <carl at witthoft.com> wrote:
> I know how to set graphic parameters by calling par(), but what I'd like is
> a way to set the default values so that subsequent calls to par() use my
> defaults.  The reason to want this is that every time I create a new graphic
> window (I'm using quartz on OSX, and so far no answers in the Mac mailing
> list), my parameters get reset to the builtin defaults.
> I read about the "unexported variable .Pars," but would like to know if
> there's any way to manipulate that variable.
> thanks
> Carl
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Jim Holtman
Cincinnati, OH
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What is the problem you are trying to solve?

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