Re: [Rd] `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign (PR#14130)

From: Peter Ehlers <ehlers_at_ucalgary.ca>
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 02:04:58 -0700

cornell.p.gonschior_at_iem.fh-friedberg.de wrote:
> Full_Name: Cornell Gonschior
> Version: 2.10.0
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (212.201.28.40)
>
>
> Hi,
>
> in the introduction to R, you can find the following sentence in the par()
> chapter:
> "Use tck=0.01 and mgp=c(1,-1.5,0) for internal tick marks."
> I thought that's nice, because I wanted to have tick marks and tick labels
> inside and the axis title outside.
>
> But:

>> plot(z, las=1, tck=0.01, mgp=c(1,-1.5,0))

> Warnmeldungen:
> 1: In plot.window(...) : `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
> 2: In plot.xy(xy, type, ...) : `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
> 3: In axis(side = side, at = at, labels = labels, ...) :
> `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
> 4: In axis(side = side, at = at, labels = labels, ...) :
> `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
> 5: In box(...) : `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
> 6: In title(...) : `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
>
>> par(las=1, tck=0.01, mgp=c(1,-1,0))

> Warnmeldung:
> In par(las = 1, tck = 0.01, mgp = c(1, -1, 0)) :
> `mgp[1:3]' are of differing sign
>
> Was there a recent change, couldn't find anything useful searching the web.
>
> Regards,
> Cornell

Well, it's only a warning, making you aware of a possibly unintended par setting. Warnings are good things but if you don't want to see them, they can be suppressed.

Certainly not a bug.

  -Peter Ehlers
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