[R] symbols function

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Jan 17 22:37:36 CET 2006

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Jean Eid wrote:

> Hi
> I do not get why the symbols function produces warnings when axes=F is
> added. The following example illustrate this
> > symbols(0,10, inches=T, circles=1, axes=F, xlab="", ylab="")
> Warning message:
> parameter "axes" could not be set in high-level plot() function
> I augmented symbols and added the axes=F argument to the plot function
> inside the original symbols function. It works as expected, no warning
> message. I am just lost as to why the extra arguments in symbols (...)
> are not behaving as expected.

The ... argument is also passed to .Internal, and presumably the code there gives the warning.


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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