[Rd] Help page of "par"
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Sat Nov 26 18:36:12 CET 2005
Thank you, Berwin.
You are definitely right,
and I have committed a fix to R-patched and R-devel.
Maybe help(par) has been just too long a document to be really read .. ;-)
>>>>> "BeT" == Berwin A Turlach <berwin at maths.uwa.edu.au>
>>>>> on Sun, 27 Nov 2005 00:51:51 +0800 writes:
BeT> Dear all,
BeT> the second paragraph on the value returned by par() on the help page
BeT> of par says:
BeT> When just one parameter is queried, the value is a character
BeT> string. When two or more parameters are queried, the result is a
BeT> list of character strings, with the list names giving the
BeT> But this does not seem to be correct:
>> par("lty", "ask", "lwd", "oma")
BeT>  "solid"
BeT>  FALSE
BeT>  1
BeT>  0 0 0 0
BeT> Only the first one is a character string, the other ones are a
BeT> logical, a number and a vector of numbers, respectively. Should it
BeT> rather be something like (also in view of the next sentence):
BeT> When just one parameter is queried, the value of that parameter
BeT> is returned as a vector. When two or more parameters are
BeT> queried, their values are returned in a list, with the list names
BeT> giving the parameters.
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