[R-pkgs] playwith 0.8-55
felix at nfrac.org
Thu Jun 19 13:15:17 CEST 2008
playwith package version 0.8-55 is now on CRAN.
It provides a GTK+ interface for interacting with R plots.
Screenshots of some examples are online at:
Changes in Version 0.8-55
o argument `parameters`: automatically constructs
widgets to control parameter values appearing in the call.
o default action when dragging on the plot is zoom.
default action on right-click is zoomout.
o whether to start in time.mode is determined by looking at
the data: TRUE if the x data has a 'ts' or 'zoo' class.
o restrict zooming to x axis in time.mode
only if a time.vector was not specified.
o concept of the "main function" which accepts typical plot
arguments (xlim, ylim, main, etc) -- not necessarily the
top-level call. By default, a depth-first search is used
to find a function that accepts `xlim` or `...`.
o callArg() now uses standard evaluation by default, rather than
quoting its argument. Old code will need to be changed!
o use RGtk2 rather than gWidgets for edit.call and edit.annotations
because gWidgets is very slow.
o reasonable guess for data points and labels with ggplot::qplot()
o enabled pretty ggplot2 plots (print.ggplot with pretty=TRUE)
if using grid package version >= 2.7
(older versions had a problem with viewports being popped).
o code reorganisation: split tools into separate files; ESS style.
The predecessor to this package, plotAndPlayGTK, has been moved to the
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