Re: [R] Warped Text in mtext in a Quartz-Window

From: David Winsemius <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 09:59:57 -0400

On Jun 21, 2010, at 10:28 PM, Bernhard Pollner wrote:

> Hello,
> With one procedure, I get a strangely warped text in the mtext-area
> of a quartz-window, while with an other the text comes out OK - see
> attached PDF.
> (Number of Trials is the x-Axis label, which always comes out OK)
> <Warped Text.pdf>
> The two procedures differ in the statistics they perform and in the
> graphics they draw, but the writing of the (different) text in the
> bottom are of the quartz-window is the same function for both
> procedures. Only that one time the text comes out correct, the other
> time it is warped.
> The mtext is defined as follows:
> mtext(TheTextVariable, side=1, outer=TRUE, adj=0.5, line=0.5,
> col=TheColor)
> R Version 2.11.1 (2010-05-31), OSX 10.6.4
> Can someone give me a hint what could cause this unexpected behaviour?

Why don't you:

  1. create a test program that employs the different (unnamed) procedures that appear to generate these different behaviors,

.. and then b) repost in the correct list:


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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