[Rd] problem in plot(), combining log="y" with type="s" (PR#1078)

Paul Murrell p.murrell@auckland.ac.nz
Thu, 30 Aug 2001 08:53:42 +1200


> I just noticed this behavior of plot().  If you combine: log="y", with
> ="s", specify ylim, AND have plotting points outside of ylim, then the R
> process hangs.
> For example:
> plot(1:10,seq(0.0001,1,length=10),ylim=c(0.01,1),type="s",log="y")
> It will also hang if the original plot() command did not specify ylim, but
> a subsequent
> lines(x,y,type="s")
> has data points outside the plotting limits established by plot.
> In Windows 98, [Esc] does not interrupt the loop, but in Irix, ^C does.

Thanks for the report.  This is fixed in 1.3.1 (coming soon).

For the record, I'm assuming this is (yet another) example of the bug that
was fixed for bug#997 (bug in CSclipline)


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