[R-SIG-Mac] ESC to stop locator() before hitting the specified number of points
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Tue Jun 3 15:05:08 CEST 2008
On Jun 2, 2008, at 9:02 PM, Denis Chabot wrote:
> I thought (and the help confirms this belief) that ESC was one way
> to get out of a locator call before reaching the number of points
> specified in the call. I cannot get this to work on my MacBook Pro
> with 10.5.3. Here is the session info:
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.7.0 Patched (2008-05-07 r45642)
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> > plot(1:10)
> > locator(n=3)
> No way to get out of locator without clicking 3 times on the plot.
> Am I doing something wrong (I tried ESC, shift-ESC, command-ESC,
> control-ESC, option(Alt)-ESC, to no avail (except that one of them
> starts Front Row!). Are you able to ESC from locator?
Yes, if you use a more recent R-patched (r45743 from 5/20 or later).
Previous versions react only to <Ctrl><Click>, later ones react to
both <Esc> and <Ctrl><Click>.
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