[Rd] Example in pdf() help file (PR#8083)

Erik.Jorgensen@agrsci.dk Erik.Jorgensen at agrsci.dk
Mon Aug 22 09:05:47 CEST 2005

The example in the help file for pdf() plots the characters outside
the plotting area in this for loop:

    for(i in c(32:255)) {
         x <- i
         y <- i
         points(x, y, pch=i)

The following loop seems to be working as intended

     for(i in c(32:255)) {
         x <- (i-31)%%16
         y <- (i-31)%/%16
         points(x, y, pch=i)

As an extra observation, with code page ISOLatin2, the pdf-file fails to 
open in Ghostview 4.7 using ghostscript 8.51. Error message below. In 
Acrobat Reader 7.0 it opens without problems. It is quite possible that 
it is the settings on my computer that causes the error,
but I include the dump of the error message, just in case anybody was 

Best regards

Erik Jørgensen
Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences

--please do not edit the information below--

  platform = i386-pc-mingw32
  arch = i386
  os = mingw32
  system = i386, mingw32
  status =
  major = 2
  minor = 1.1
  year = 2005
  month = 06
  day = 20
  language = R

Windows XP Professional (build 2600) Service Pack 2.0


Search Path:
  .GlobalEnv, package:lattice, package:methods, package:stats, 
package:graphics, package:grDevices, package:utils, package:datasets, 
Autoloads, package:base


GSview 4.7 2005-03-26
AFPL Ghostscript 8.51 (2005-04-18)
Copyright (C) 2005 artofcode LLC, Benicia, CA.  All rights reserved.
This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.
Scanning PDF file
Displaying PDF page 1
%GSVIEW_PDF_MEDIA: [0 0 432 432]
Loading NimbusSanL-Regu font from c:\gs\fonts/n019003l.pfb... 2291320 
946479 1594968 288125 3 done.
Error: /typecheck in --lt--
Operand stack:
    --dict:4/4(L)--   F2   1   --dict:5/5(L)--   --dict:5/5(L)-- 
--dict:15/16(ro)(G)--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   1 
--nostringval--   1   --nostringval--
Execution stack:
    %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval-- 
--nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval-- 
   false   1   %stopped_push   1   3   %oparray_pop   1   3 
%oparray_pop   1   3   %oparray_pop   1   3   %oparray_pop   .runexec2 
  --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   2 
%stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval-- 
--nostringval--   --nostringval--   %array_continue   --nostringval-- 
false   1   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   %loop_continue 
--nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval-- 
--nostringval--   --nostringval--   %array_continue   --nostringval--
Dictionary stack:
    --dict:1129/1686(ro)(G)--   --dict:0/20(G)--   --dict:79/200(L)-- 
--dict:105/127(ro)(G)--   --dict:251/347(ro)(G)--   --dict:21/24(L)-- 
--dict:4/6(L)--   --dict:20/20(L)--   --dict:10/13(L)--
Current allocation mode is local
pdf_page failed

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