Re: [Rd] R freezes with text(...., srt = -1e-8) (PR#9347)

From: Emmanuel Paradis <paradis_at_isem.univ-montp2.fr>
Date: Tue 07 Nov 2006 - 15:13:05 GMT

Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 11/7/2006 5:35 AM, paradis@isem.univ-montp2.fr wrote:
> 

>> Full_Name: Emmanuel Paradis
>> Version: 2.4.0
>> OS: Linux
>> Submission from: (NULL) (193.49.41.124)
>>
>>
>> Adding text to a plot makes R freeze if 'srt' is given a very small
>> negative
>> value, eg:
>>
>> plot(1, type = "n")
>> text(1, 1, "some text....", srt = -1e-8)
>>
>> But if 'srt = -1e-6' (or smaller) or 'srt = -1e-19' (or greater), this
>> works.
>>
>> This seems to be OS-dependent: I observed this under Linux but not
>> under Solaris
>> (I was not able to test under Windows or MacOS).
> 
> 
> This looks like a duplicate of PR#9301, which was fixed a couple of 
> weeks ago according to this NEWS entry:
> 
>     o   Drawing X11 rotated text was buggy for VERY small (negative)
>         angle of rotation.  Reported by Ben Bolker.

Yes! I only checked the Graphics section... (not the Graphics-fixed one).

EP



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