myPDF

Custom PDF function

A similar function to pdf and png, except that different defaults are provided, including for the plotting parameters.

Keywords
Graphics, plotting, PDF, Save, myPDF
Usage
myPDF(
  fileName,
  width = 5,
  height = 3,
  mar = c(3.9, 3.9, 1, 1),
  mgp = c(2.8, 0.55, 0),
  las = 1,
  tcl = -0.3,
  ...
)
Arguments
fileName

File name for the image to be output. The name should end in .pdf.

width

The width of the image file (inches). Default: 5.

height

The height of the image file (inches). Default: 3.

mar

Plotting margins. To change, input a numerical vector of length 4.

mgp

Margin graphing parameters. To change, input a numerical vector of length 3. The first argument specifies where x and y labels are placed; the second specifies the axis labels are placed; and the third specifies how far to pull the entire axis from the plot.

las

Orientation of axis labels. Input 0 for the default.

tcl

The tick mark length as a proportion of text height. The default is -0.5.

Additional arguments to par.

See Also

edaPlot

Aliases
  • myPDF
  • myPNG
Examples
# NOT RUN {
# save a plot to a PDF
# myPDF("myPlot.pdf")
histPlot(mariokart$total_pr)
# dev.off()

# save a plot to a PNG
# myPNG("myPlot.png")
histPlot(mariokart$total_pr)
# dev.off()

# }
Documentation reproduced from package openintro, version 2.0.0, License: GPL-3

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