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

From: Gregor GORJANC <gregor.gorjanc_at_bfro.uni-lj.si>
Date: Mon 14 Feb 2005 - 22:28:20 EST

I added link to https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/NEWS in files

http://www.bfro.uni-lj.si/MR/ggorjan/sources.html http://www.bfro.uni-lj.si/MR/ggorjan/banner.shtml

Uwe Ligges wrote:
> 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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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>

>
>
-- 
Lep pozdrav / With regards,
     Gregor GORJANC

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University of Ljubljana
Biotechnical Faculty       URI: http://www.bfro.uni-lj.si
Zootechnical Department    mail: gregor.gorjanc <at> bfro.uni-lj.si
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