[Rd] Strange formatting

Ross Ihaka ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz
Thu, 17 May 2001 10:22:05 +1200

Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:

> The spacing is to print all elements in the same field width, and 10
> wouldn't look good in a field of with 2. I don't think that could be
> much different (compare 1:100 and 1:99). The labels would seem to be
> generated to make room for the label with the longest possible width,
> which is slightly botched since that width need not be used by any of
> the labels. Submit a patch?

Believe it or not, this was deliberate for consistency with Splus 3.X.

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