[Rd] Re: [R] Re: no subject --> plot.date(.)

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Sun, 2 Jul 2000 11:44:42 +0200

>>>>> Uwe Ligges writes:

> Troels Ring wrote:
>> Dear friends. Library Date was updated recently. I do not remember having
>> seen the error below until now ? The plot title is made appropriately but
>> the error message may be annoying, right ? I use version 1.1 on windows 98.
>> library(date)
>> tt <- as.date(c("1jan1960", "2jan1960", "31mar1960", "30jul1960"))
>> plot(tt,c(1:4),main="How's that ?")
>> Warning message:
>> parameter "main" couldn't be set in high-level plot() function

> Right. A few weeks ago I did some quick and ugly improvements to
> plot.date(.).  The warning (not error) message is generated by axis(.)
> which is called within plot.date(.). This warning message can be
> ignored.

> If anyone is interested in fixing this ...

Actually, I think Ross has some improvements concerning packaging the
graphic parameters coming up, which may simplify such tasks.

> There is also no dacumentation to pot.date(.) in package "date".

The docs say that there are various methods for class "date" objects.
If you feel that plot.date() deserves its own documentation, pls feel
free to write it ... :-)

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