[R] savePlot error when type = "eps" or "wmf"

Paul Murrell p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Mon Apr 20 07:03:16 CEST 2009


Hi


jimdare wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> When I use savePlot(filename="xy",type="eps") or
> savePlot(filename="xy",type="wmf")  , I get the following error:
> 
> Error in grid.Call("L_textBounds", as.graphicsAnnot(x$label), x$x, x$y,  : 
>   Polygon edge not found (zero-width or zero-height?)
> 
> This doesn't occur when I change the type to "jpeg" or "bmp".  Can anyone
> explain what is going on and how I can fix it?  Your help is much
> appreciated,


The error message says it all:  a calculation is being performed to find
the edge of a polygon (from a grobX() or grobY() call?), but the polygon
has zero width or zero height so the calculation is floundering.  We
need to see the code that did the drawing to tell you more.

Paul
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