[Rd] hollow points bug?

Ragnar Beer rbeer@uni-goettingen.de
Thu, 8 Feb 2001 14:22:04 +0100

Got it. Thanks a lot! Perhaps " (pch=21:25)" could be added to the 
line describing bg to add some redundancy.


>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.
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