[Rd] Wishlist: simple legend options (PR#7400)

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Feb 14 08:36:57 CET 2005

Gorjanc Gregor wrote:

> Hello!
> I was loooking in R-bugs and found under wishlist-fullfilled wish for 
> "smart" placement of a legend. This has already been done in package
> gplots in function smartlegend.
> One question. This "bug-report" is under wishlist-fullfilled. Is it really
> fullfilled? 

Yes, in the current developer release (AKA R-devel, to be R-2.1.0), as 
you can easily see in the correpsonding NEWS file and the svn logs.

Why do you follow up into the bug repository?

Uwe Ligges

> Mail from Elizabeth
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> It would be nice if legend had the option of some default locations you could
> choose instead of entering specific coordinates, like "topleft",
> "topright","topcenter", etc. based on par("usr") coordinates. I know I've wanted
> it so often I've made my own simple non-robust wrap-around, so I don't have to
> remember or parse the xjust and yjust options necessary to make it work. Of
> course there should be the option of entering in your own coordinates. 
> Also it would be nice to be able to put a optional title inside your legend.
> Currently I just make my title the first value in my legend vector, and then fix
> the other options so no symbols plot next to it. But this isn't always a pretty
> result and can be a pain if your symbols are complicated.
> Thanks,
> Elizabeth 
> Response to Elizabeth by Duncan Murdoch
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