Re: [R] Math expressions in pie chart labels?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 04 May 2006 - 02:27:53 EST

On Wed, 3 May 2006, Johannes Graumann wrote:

> On Wednesday 03 May 2006 09:05, Uwe Ligges wrote:
>> Ah, I see, this happens in pie()'s line:
>>
>> if (!is.na(lab <- labels[i]) && lab != "") {
>>
>> where lab is one element of the expression.
>> I'd like to propose to change that line to
>>
>> if (!is.na(lab <- labels[i]) && nchar(lab) > 0) {
>
> What's the canonical way of patching something like this in R? Redefining the
> function at the start of your script?

There are namespace issues, so the canonical way is to change the sources and re-build R. (Anthing which imports the graphics namespace will get the system version, not yours.)

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