# grow.rectangle

##### Add margins to rectangle

Adds a margin to a rectangle.

##### Usage

`grow.rectangle(W, xmargin=0, ymargin=xmargin, fraction=NULL)`

##### Arguments

- W
A window (object of class

`"owin"`

). Must be of type`"rectangle"`

.- xmargin
Width of horizontal margin to be added. A single nonnegative number, or a vector of length 2 indicating margins of unequal width at left and right.

- ymargin
Height of vertical margin to be added. A single nonnegative number, or a vector of length 2 indicating margins of unequal width at bottom and top.

- fraction
Fraction of width and height to be added. A number greater than zero, or a numeric vector of length 2 indicating different fractions of width and of height, respectively. Incompatible with specifying

`xmargin`

and`ymargin`

.

##### Details

This is a simple convenience function to add a margin of specified width and height on each side of a rectangular window. Unequal margins can also be added.

##### Value

Another object of class `"owin"`

representing the
window after margins are added.

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
w <- square(10)
# add a margin of width 1 on all four sides
square12 <- grow.rectangle(w, 1)
# add margin of width 3 on the right side
# and margin of height 4 on top.
v <- grow.rectangle(w, c(0,3), c(0,4))
# grow by 5 percent on all sides
grow.rectangle(w, fraction=0.05)
# }
```

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