grDevices v3.4.0

The R Graphics Devices and Support for Colours and Fonts

Graphics devices and support for base and grid graphics.

Functions in grDevices

Name Description
Devices List of Graphical Devices
Hershey Hershey Vector Fonts in R
check.options Set Options with Consistency Checks
chull Compute Convex Hull of a Set of Points
dev.size Find Size of Device Surface
dev2 Copy Graphics Between Multiple Devices
n2mfrow Compute Default mfrow From Number of Plots
nclass Compute the Number of Classes for a Histogram
palette Set or View the Graphics Palette
Palettes Color Palettes
windows.options Auxiliary Function to Set/View Defaults for Arguments of windows()
windowsFonts Windows Fonts
boxplot.stats Box Plot Statistics
cairo Cairographics-based SVG, PDF and PostScript Graphics Devices
contourLines Calculate Contour Lines
convertColor Convert between Colour Spaces
as.raster Create a Raster Object
axisTicks Compute Pretty Axis Tick Scales
dev.interactive Is the Current Graphics Device Interactive?
hsv HSV Color Specification
dev.capabilities Query Capabilities of the Current Graphics Device
pictex A PicTeX Graphics Driver
make.rgb Create colour spaces
pretty.Date Pretty Breakpoints for Date-Time Classes
ps.options Auxiliary Function to Set/View Defaults for Arguments of postscript
savePlot Save Cairo X11 Plot to File
x11 X Window System Graphics
windows Windows Graphics Devices
plotmath Mathematical Annotation in R
quartz macOS Quartz Device
quartzFonts quartz Fonts
msgWindow Manipulate a Window
densCols Colors for Smooth Density Plots
dev Control Multiple Devices
png BMP, JPEG, PNG and TIFF graphics devices
dev2bitmap Graphics Device for Bitmap Files via Ghostscript
devAskNewPage Prompt before New Page
gray.colors Gray Color Palette
hcl HCL Color Specification
trans3d 3D to 2D Transformation for Perspective Plots
xfig XFig Graphics Device
xy.coords Extracting Plotting Structures
Japanese Japanese characters in R
Type1Font Type 1 and CID Fonts
cm Unit Transformation
col2rgb Color to RGB Conversion
embedFonts Embed Fonts in PostScript and PDF
extendrange Extend a Numerical Range by a Small Percentage
getGraphicsEvent Wait for a mouse or keyboard event from a graphics window
pdf PDF Graphics Device
pdf.options Auxiliary Function to Set/View Defaults for Arguments of pdf
recordGraphics Record Graphics Operations
recordPlot Record and Replay Plots
adjustcolor Adjust Colors in One or More Directions Conveniently.
as.graphicsAnnot Coerce an Object for Graphics Annotation
colorRamp Color interpolation
colors Color Names
grSoftVersion Report Versions of Graphics Software
gray Gray Level Specification
postscript PostScript Graphics
postscriptFonts PostScript and PDF Font Families
rgb RGB Color Specification
rgb2hsv RGB to HSV Conversion
X11Fonts X11 Fonts
bringToTop Assign Focus to a Window
xyTable Multiplicities of (x,y) Points, e.g., for a Sunflower Plot
xyz.coords Extracting Plotting Structures
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License Part of R 3.4.0
NeedsCompilation yes

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