Re: [R] Lattice: key does not accept German umlaute

From: Bernd Weiss <>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 14:22:58 +0200

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Prof Brian Ripley schrieb:


| It works correctly for me in CP1252 with R-patched, and gives an error
| in 2.7.0 (and works in 2.6.2). I think it was fixed as side effect of
| o Rare string width calculations in package grid were not
| interpreting the string encoding correctly.
| although it is not the same problem that NEWS item refers to.
| My error message in 2.7.0 was
| Error in"L_setviewport", pvp, TRUE) :
| invalid input 'Männer' in 'utf8towcs'
| which is what makes me think this was to do with sizing the viewport.
| So please update to R-patched and try again.

That's it! Thanks for your help.

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