[IPython-dev] ipython notebook and ggplot2

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 13:45:36 EST 2012

On 20 December 2012 18:29, Robert McGibbon <rmcgibbo at gmail.com> wrote:

> ggsave('temp.png'); system('open temp.png')
> At the end of my plotting session. This pops up the plot in my image
> editor.
> For the notebook, I think it's a little more complicated because you have
> to send the png to the front end through the display pub.

In fact, the notebook just sets up a specific temporary directory for your
R code, and then displays the png files saved in there. Maybe we should
expose that to the R code as something like _ipy_tmpd, so that you can save
arbitrary png files?

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