[R] Typographical error in the documentation of function strwidth?
pdalgd at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 23:22:46 CET 2016
I don't think so. I'll give you that it should either be the (number of lines - 1)*spacing or (number of linefeeds)*spacing, but it's correct to count the height of "M" only on the top line.
It is correct as written
> On 16 Mar 2016, at 22:39 , ALBERTO VIEIRA FERREIRA MONTEIRO <albmont at centroin.com.br> wrote:
> There might be a minor typographical error in the documentation of the function strwidth, namely, from
> we get:
> "Note that the ‘height’ of a string is determined only by the number of linefeeds ("\n") it contains: it is the (number of linefeeds - 1) times the line spacing plus the height of "M" in the selected font. (...)"
> I think the correct phrasing should be:
> "Note that the ‘height’ of a string is determined only by the number of linefeeds ("\n") it contains: it is the (number of linefeeds) times the line spacing plus the (number of linefeeds + 1) times the height of "M" in the selected font. (...)"
> Alberto Monteiro
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