[R] Rplot save problem after using "identify" with R version 3.0.0

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Wed May 22 15:04:04 CEST 2013

Suparna Mitra <suparna.mitra.sm <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Hello R experts,
> I am having an wired problem to save my RPlot after I use  "identify"
> option.
> Points are identified properly, but when I try to save that image I get
> error as:
> " Error: first argument must be a string (of length 1) or native symbol
> reference" and the image without identified points are saved. I am having
> this problem after I upgraded to R version 3.0.0. (Mac).
> My system is OS X 10.8.3

  I think this is one of the bugs that was patched in R version 3.0.1:

    o In R 3.0.0, identify() and locator() did not record information
      correctly, so replaying a graph (e.g. by copying it to another
      device) would fail. (PR#15271)

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