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

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Tue 07 Nov 2006 - 11:49:54 GMT

On 11/7/2006 5:35 AM, wrote:
> Full_Name: Emmanuel Paradis
> Version: 2.4.0
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> 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.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Tue Nov 07 22:52:14 2006

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