BiocGenerics (version 0.18.0)

image: Display a color image


Creates a grid of colored or gray-scale rectangles with colors corresponding to the values in z. This can be used to display three-dimensional or spatial data aka images.

NOTE: This man page is for the image S4 generic function defined in the BiocGenerics package. See ?graphics::image for the default method (defined in the graphics package). Bioconductor packages can define specific methods for objects not supported by the default method.


image(x, ...)


x, ...
See ?graphics::image.


See ?graphics::image for the details.

Specific methods defined in Bioconductor packages should behave as consistently as possible with the default method.

See Also

  • graphics::image for the default image method.

  • showMethods for displaying a summary of the methods defined for a given generic function.

  • selectMethod for getting the definition of a specific method.

  • image,FeatureSet-method in the oligo package for an example of a specific image method (defined for FeatureSet objects).

  • BiocGenerics for a summary of all the generics defined in the BiocGenerics package.


Run this code
selectMethod("image", "ANY")  # the default method

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