[R] rectangles without borders

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 9 20:01:31 CEST 2004

The person who added shading did not update the help page for rect ....

Try border=FALSE (and look at ?polygon for more details as to why).

On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Tamas Papp wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to draw rectangles with "rect" without borders, but with
> shading (ie setting density).  ?rect says
>      lty: line type for borders; defaults to '"solid"'.
> but if I set it to 0, the border disappears, but the shading also
> vanishes!  But the above says that lty is the line type for BORDERS,
> and does not mention density at all -- how do I get around this?
> Thanks,
> Tamas

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