[R] xaxp and yaxp

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Mar 11 09:19:07 CET 2002

Arne Mueller wrote:
> Hello,
> thanks for the reply, the axis command does exacly what I wanted.
> Although I think it's a bit more complex than it realy has to be (?). I
> mean why is there a 'xaxp' attribute if I have to calls the axis command
> anyway?

Yes. You can read out the recent values of "xaxp" for further use, but
setting them doesn't work for plot().

 par("xaxp")	# 2  10   4

What you can do is setting "xaxp" before using axis() as in:

 plot(1:10, xaxt="n")
 par(xaxp = c(3, 7, 5))

Uwe Ligges
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