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debugging the "polygon edge not found" error
#### This is a script useful for debugging the very tricky, intermittent,
#### "polygon edge not found" error triggered in grid when using the RstudioGD and quartz devices
#system info
getOption("bitmapType") # this needs to be quartz
getOption("device") # this needs to be RStudioGD
# blank plot
blank_base <- ggplot(data.frame(), aes(1, 1)) +
axis.title.y = element_blank(),
axis.title.x = element_blank(),
axis.text.y = element_blank(),
axis.ticks = element_blank(),
panel.background = element_blank(),
panel.grid = element_blank()
# with "graticule" labels matching output of sf::st_graticule
p <- blank_base + scale_x_continuous(labels = c(
expr(160 * degree * W), expr(140 * degree * W),
expr(120 * degree * W), expr(100 * degree * W),
expr(0 * degree * W)
# with superscripts -- ala scales::math_format. higher failure rate typically
q <- blank_base + scale_x_continuous(labels = c(
expr(10 ^ 1), expr(10 ^ 2),
expr(10 ^ 3), expr(10 ^ 4),
expr(10 ^ 5)
# Simulate it... function
plot_ok <- function(p) {
}, error = function(e) {
(sim <- replicate(50, plot_ok(q)))
sum(sim) / 50
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pmur002 commented Aug 14, 2018

Thanks for this. I wanted to run it myself to make sure that it does not fail on my setup, but there is at least one dependency missing (e.g., 'rlang' for expr() ?). Also, is this designed for ggplot2 development version or the CRAN version? Thanks for any clarificaitons

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dpseidel commented Aug 29, 2018

@pmur002 I'm so sorry for the delay, I only saw your message now. This works with either version of ggplot, 3.0.0 (on CRAN) or; I have run it on both. Also, as of version 3.0.0 ggplot2 imports and reexports expr from rlang so you shouldn't need any additional dependencies. Please let me know if you need any other clarification.

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pmur002 commented Sep 7, 2018

Thanks. I can now run this. Of course, on my setup this does not fail (yet), but at least I can run it to check! :)

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