[Rd] barplot() behavior changes under 1.9.1 Alpha

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at MedAnalytics.com
Thu Jun 10 15:40:52 CEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 07:26, Kurt Hornik wrote:
> >>>>> Marc Schwartz writes:
> > Greetings all,
> > It would appear that some default behavior changes for barplot() have
> > been introduced into Version 1.9.1 alpha (2004-05-30).


> > Can this change also be documented in the NEWS file?
> Mark,
> Thanks for bringing this up.  I have now changed NEWS to say
>     o   The default barplot method now handles vectors and 1-d arrays
>         (e.g., obtained by table()) the same, and uses grey instead of
>         heat color palettes in these cases.  (Also fixes PR#6776.)
> It is not true that the 1.8.1 behavior has been restored.  1.8.1 treated
> vectors and 1-d arrays differently, which after long discussions has
> been decided to be a bug :-)
> Best
> -k

Hi Kurt!

Thanks for following up and the clarification.

As soon as I can take a breather from the current list of things I have
going, I will also make the requisite changes to barplot2() so that they
stay in synch.

Best regards,


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