Re: [Rd] Wishlist: simple legend options (PR#7400)

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon 14 Feb 2005 - 22:06:37 EST

Gregor GORJANC wrote:

> Hello Uwe.
>
> Thanks for the response. I was searching in bug repository for something
> else and found that wish. Hoewever I tried to do a search for that, so I
> would not bother R-devel team. I was not successfull in finding any
> meaningfull comments on legend in
>
> http://developer.r-project.org/R.svnlog.2005

Right, because it was done last year:
http://developer.r-project.org/R.svnlog.2004 has (among other legend related entries):



r32089 | murdoch | 2004-12-02 17:17:43 -0500 (Thu, 02 Dec 2004) | 1 line Changed paths:
    M /trunk/NEWS
    M /trunk/src/library/graphics/R/legend.R
    M /trunk/src/library/graphics/man/legend.Rd

legend() enhancements from PR#7400

> You are right with NEWS file in R-devel. It really documents this
> improvement. Very nice. You guys really do an excellent job. I did not
> looked in NEWS file since it is kind of "hidden" i.e. one needs to
> download the R-devel and look in that file. But I confes, it is my
> blame, not of R-devel folk. However I think, that it would be nice that
> link to NEWS file would be accessible directly from R websites. I wrote
> few lines of HTML code that could be added to CRAN webpages for this. I
> hope r-team or CRAN maintainers will find this usefull.
>

The file is much more easily available via SVN:

https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/NEWS

Uwe Ligges

> Look files:
>
> * A replacement for http://cran.at.r-project.org/sources.html. I added
> link to last R-devel and R-patched archives and to corresponding NEWS
> files. However there are now no NEWS files at
> ftp://ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch/Software/R. I suggest that NEWS files for
> last R-devel and R-patched should be there, but since there are two,
> they could be named NEWS-devel and NEWS-patched or something alike.
> Maybe one could even divide directories ro R-devel and R-pacthed.
>
> File is available at:
> http://www.bfro.uni-lj.si/MR/ggorjan/sources.html
>
> * A replacement for http://cran.at.r-project.org/banner.shtml. I added
> the same as above.
>
> File is available at:
> http://www.bfro.uni-lj.si/MR/ggorjan/banner.shtml
>
> Uwe Ligges wrote:
>
>> Gorjanc Gregor wrote:
>>
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>> I was loooking in R-bugs and found under wishlist-fullfilled wish for
>>> "smart" placement of a legend. This has already been done in package
>>> gplots in function smartlegend.
>>>
>>> One question. This "bug-report" is under wishlist-fullfilled. Is it
>>> really
>>> fullfilled?
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes, in the current developer release (AKA R-devel, to be R-2.1.0), as
>> you can easily see in the correpsonding NEWS file and the svn logs.
>>
>> Why do you follow up into the bug repository?
>>
>> Uwe Ligges
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Mail from Elizabeth
>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> It would be nice if legend had the option of some default locations
>>> you could
>>> choose instead of entering specific coordinates, like "topleft",
>>> "topright","topcenter", etc. based on par("usr") coordinates. I know
>>> I've wanted
>>> it so often I've made my own simple non-robust wrap-around, so I
>>> don't have to
>>> remember or parse the xjust and yjust options necessary to make it
>>> work. Of
>>> course there should be the option of entering in your own coordinates.
>>> Also it would be nice to be able to put a optional title inside your
>>> legend.
>>> Currently I just make my title the first value in my legend vector,
>>> and then fix
>>> the other options so no symbols plot next to it. But this isn't
>>> always a pretty
>>> result and can be a pain if your symbols are complicated.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Elizabeth
>>> Response to Elizabeth by Duncan Murdoch
>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> --
>>> Lep pozdrav / With regards,
>>> Gregor GORJANC
>>>
>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>



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