[Rd] bringToTop() when some windows been closed (PR#3512)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 18 19:43:30 MEST 2003
We are talking about *devices* here, not windows and not figures.
Also, you are on Windows, where the device is called windows(), not
x11() (which is just there for back-compatibility).
The argument of bringToTop is a `device number'. Unfortunately it tests
this against NumDevices(), and that's not right. The test has been
corrected in R-devel.
As the FAQ says, please do not report guesses at the cause -- your
diagnosis is incorrect (and you have only one experimental point) and
On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 hb at maths.lth.se wrote:
> Full_Name: Henrik Bengtsson
> Version: R v1.7.1
> OS: WinXP Pro
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> bringToTop() does not work if some windows has been closed. Example:
> x11() # opens Figure 2
> x11() # opens Figure 3
> dev.off() # closes Figure 2
> bringToTop(3) # Gives an error
> # Error in bringToTop(as.integer(which)) : invalid value of `which'
> x11() # opens Figure 2 again
> bringToTop(3) # Works fine
> It seems that *all* preceeding figures k=2,3,..,K-1 have to exist to be able to
> bringToTop() figure K.
> Henrik Bengtsson
> R-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
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