[Rd] PR$7706, png device plot on athlon 64 processor

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sat May 14 18:06:22 CEST 2005

A later bug report (#7860) had to do with inappropriate sizing of the 
first text drawn on a png() device, and I've now fixed the bug that 
caused that.  Could you please check whether you still see your bug on 
today's build?  It will be available on CRAN tomorrow (May 15), in



Duncan Murdoch

> From: P.E.VerLorenvanThemaat at amc.uva.nl
> Subject: png device plot on athlon 64 processor
> Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 15:52:40 +0100 (CET)
> Full_Name: Emiel Ver Loren van Themaat
> Version: 2.0.1
> OS: windows XP
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> On our computers, which have windows xp sp2 installed and have a 64 bit
> amd/athlon processor, the following simple code
> png("test.png")
> plot(1:10,main="hello")
> dev.off()
> results in a plot in which the "main" title is not visible at all. For 32-bit
> computers with XP sp2 this bug does not occur. 
> Hopefully this bug can be fixed.
> (may be the png library is not up to date)

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