[R] Troubles with plot margins

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed May 2 15:30:08 CEST 2001

> Marco Taboga wrote:
> I am trying to set the margins of a plot with mai and I get a strange
> output.
> I write:
> plot(rnorm(1000),type="l",mai=c(1,1,1,1))
> and what I get is a plot with unchanged margins and a column of four 1
> plotted on the top margin.

In plot(..., mai = ...) , R thinks mai is short for "main" and sets c(1,
1, 1, 1) as the main title.

What you should try:
 par(mai = rep(1, 4))

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