[R] bug plotting dates?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jul 26 11:10:49 CEST 2003
It's an infelicity already fixed in R-patched (the first) and R-devel
On Sat, 26 Jul 2003, Philipp Pagel wrote:
> Hello R-experts!
> I am using R Version 1.7.1 (2003-06-16) on a Debian Linux box and I
> have discovered an odd result when plotting data involving dates. Please
> try this minimal example:
> a = seq(ISOdate(2000,1,1), ISOdate(2001,1,1), "months")
> b = 1:13
> plot(a,b, col="red")
> What I get is a plot that looks as expected except the x-axis is mostly
> red. Can anyone reproduce this behaviour? I have tried the same thing on
> R 1.6.0 on a machine in the institute and everything looked fine there
> (i.e. axis is black).
> Also, if I set the ylim in the plot command:
> plot(a,b, col="red", ylim=c(0,20))
> R gives me a warning 'parameter "ylim" couldn't be set in high-level
> plot() function' but sets the limit as requested, anyway.
> Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Is this a bug?
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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