Re: [R] identify label format problem

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon 13 Jun 2005 - 17:40:43 EST

On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, John Wilkinson (pipex) wrote:

> I am attempting to format the 'identify' function labels.
> I can format the colour but the 'cex' parameter appears not to work
> for me.
>
> example--
>
>> x<-1:5
>> y<-1:5
>> plot(x,y)
>> identify(x,y,cex=0.5,col=2)
> [1] 3
>
> The label is coloured red but the 'cex=0.5' does not reduce
> the label size. Why not,, am I doing it wrong ?

This is one of the longest-standing reported bugs in R:

http://r-bugs.biostat.ku.dk/cgi-bin/R/Graphics?id=660;user=guest

Since it has been reported for nearly five years, I would not expect a fix anytime soon.

-- 
Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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