[R] changing (core) function argument defaults?

RenE J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at hotmail.com
Thu Nov 18 01:04:45 CET 2004

>From: Patrick Connolly <p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz>
>To: "RenE J.V. Bertin" <rjvbertin at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [R] changing (core) function argument defaults?
>Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 11:43:10 +1300

>On Wed, 20-Oct-2004 at 07:48PM +0200, RenE J.V. Bertin wrote:
>|> Hello,
>|> Is it possible to change the defaults for the arguments to a
>|> function, without changing the function code itself?  I'm asking
>|> because I'd like to override the default dimensions and font 
>|> for a graphics device. Before 2.0.0, I'd just do that with a small
>|> edit in the appropriate .R file containing the device function
>|> definition. I appears to be possible no longer. So rather than
>|> copying the definition into my own .Rprofile, it would be nice if
>|> just the defaults could be modified...
>I didn't notice a response to this question.  I'd like to do something
>similar and haven't been able to work out how to do it.
>Patrick Connolly
>Mt Albert
>New Zealand
>Ph: +64-9 815 4200 x 7188

No, I haven't noticed a reply to this question neither.

René Bertin

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