GConvert error when using pictex (PR#173) (PR#150)

Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Wed, 21 Apr 1999 18:37:58 +0200

Thank you for the report!

>>>>> "pwhiting" == pwhiting  <pwhiting@sprint.net> writes:

    pwhiting> I get an error whenever I try to plot a histogram in pictex.
    pwhiting> The error doesn't occur for X11 or postscript.

    pw>> x<-c(1,2,3); pictex() ; hist(x)
    pwhiting> Error: Bad units specified in GConvert, please report!

I believe that your report is just a much more compact example
of the same
bug reported on March 26, by Adelchi Azzalini, report no.150.

By the way:  The [Graphics] section at  http://R-bugs.biostat.ku.dk/
	     has quite a few bugs, some of which should really be addressed
	     rather sooner than later....
I don't think the R-core team has any commitments on working on these,
but I think we should...

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