[R] simple plot with magnified cex.axis & cex.label
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 19 11:55:49 CEST 2002
On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Timur Elzhov wrote:
> I've tried to make subj.
> Here is code:
> x <- 1:5
> y <- 1:5
> par ( cex.lab = 3.6,
> cex.axis = 3.6 )
> plot ( x, y, ylab = "Any title" )
> I've got ugly picture, where
> 1) x-axis labels & x-axis itself overlapped,
> 2) y-axis title does not not fit within bounding box.
> The _same_ effect in "postscript" device.
> Is this a bug? Could I solve this problem any way _now_, if
> I _have_ to plot graph with strongly magnified axis labels?
No, it's a mis-understanding. Try setting par(mex): perhaps to less than
BTW, this is essentially Exercise 3.2 in Venables & Ripley (1999) and that
has on-line answers which suggest a different way to do this and further
tweaks you might do.
For postscript, just set a small width & height and expand the figure
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