[Rd] hollow points bug?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu, 8 Feb 2001 12:44:45 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Ragnar Beer wrote:

> Howdy!
> According to help(points) setting the bg parameter should set the
> background fill color for open plot symbols. But when I tried out
> (R-1.2.1 on Linux and Mac) e.g. points(1,1,bg="white") I could always
> see through the "O". Is this a bug or am getting something wrong?

I believe it refers only to pch=21:25, as described about 10 lines
further up.  Certainly pch=1 is the outline of a cicrle, not a filled
circle.  I've made this explicit in the documentation.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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