[R] axis label rotation

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Dec 4 02:32:41 CET 2000

Chris Jeffery <cjeff at geog.ubc.ca> writes:

> Hello,
> I recently switch over from Splus to R and I have not been able to
> generate right axis labels that face inwards.  This is accomplished
> in Splus with the command srt=270 but this option is not supported
> in R.  In addition the par argument las=0 or 3 does not rotate the
> right axis labels.
> The editor of a journal is demanding that the right axis labels face
> inwards in the figures I recently submitted.  I am really at a loss
> because these editors are inflexible with respect to their in-house
> journal styles.
> Help?!

Hmm. I can't come up with anything offhand. In contrast to axis() and
mtext(), text() will happily use srt=, but it's going to be painful to
add the axis labels at the right spots.

If you're on something Unix/Linux like, perhaps the xfig() driver
could help? 

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