[Rd] possible bug in plot.intervals.lmList
m@echler @ending from @t@t@m@th@ethz@ch
Fri Aug 3 12:22:03 CEST 2018
>>>>> Ferenci Tamas
>>>>> on Sat, 28 Jul 2018 18:44:59 +0200 writes:
> Dear R-devel members,
> I think I've found a minor bug in plot.intervals.lmList. ( The guide
> https://www.r-project.org/bugs.html suggests to report it here, as I
> do not have a bugzilla account.)
[Just for people reading this:
alternatively you could've asked here (or in private) to get a
> Here is a minimal reproducible example to demonstrate the problem:
> fm1 <- lmList(distance ~ age | Subject, Orthodont)
> This results in: "Error in bwplot.formula(x = group ~ intervals |
> what, data = list(group = c(1L, : formal argument "ylab" matched by
> multiple actual arguments".
> I am not an experienced R programmer at that level, but I think the
> problem is due to the fact that ylab is explicitly passed as an
> argument to dotplot *and* the ... is also passed (which will also
> include ylab in the above example).
Exactly. Your diagnosis is correct, and it definitely is a
buglet in package 'nlme' (maintained by R Core, currently).
I've committed a bug fix (and related "cleanup cosmetics") to
the nlme package sources which are maintained in subversion / svn at
Thank you for your precise and reproducible bug report!
ETH Zurich and R Core Team
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