[R] breaks in axis
a.mueller at icrf.icnet.uk
Tue Mar 19 17:28:35 CET 2002
Ben Bolker wrote:
> There's a little bit of stuff in my "bbmisc" package
> (http://www.zoo.ufl.edu/bolker/R/windows or
> http://www.zoo.ufl.edu/bolker/R/linux) for drawing the axis break itself
> (it draws a couple of lines and then draws over the axis in the background
> color, "erasing" it); you'll still have to manipulate the scaling etc.
> I considered trying to make it more automatic, but decided that there
> are too many special cases.
> Ben Bolker
thanks for this tip, I'll have alook at your package. However, I may
just leave the plot as it is, ot produce a send plot without the exteme
> On Tue, 19 Mar 2002, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> > Arne Mueller wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > is there a easy way to get a break into an axis line to indicate that one
> > > has removed a part of the axis to save space. The jajority of my data
> > > points is between 0 and 5, and just one data point goes up to 20. I'd just
> > > like to put in a break between 5.5 and 25.
> > AFAIK: No. You will have to manipulate the plot manually.
> > I'd suggest to set this one data plot to a reasonable value, say 8, plot
> > without an axis and make an axis manually (of course labeled with 20 at
> > the location of 8). You can also mark the break in the axis with two
> > lines, for example.
> > Uwe Ligges
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