Re: [R] symbols function

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Wed 18 Jan 2006 - 08:37:36 EST


On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Jean Eid wrote:

> Hi
>
> I do not get why the symbols function produces warnings when axes=F is
> added. The following example illustrate this
>
> > symbols(0,10, inches=T, circles=1, axes=F, xlab="", ylab="")
> Warning message:
> parameter "axes" could not be set in high-level plot() function
>
>
> I augmented symbols and added the axes=F argument to the plot function
> inside the original symbols function. It works as expected, no warning
> message. I am just lost as to why the extra arguments in symbols (...)
> are not behaving as expected.
>

The ... argument is also passed to .Internal, and presumably the code there gives the warning.

       -thomas

Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley@u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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