[R] Changing the size of the bounding box

Richard Anderson anderson at unt.edu
Thu Apr 24 17:30:48 CEST 2003

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 04:11:33PM -0500, Richard Anderson wrote:
> Greetings all:
> I have to create a graph that has very specific dimensions for
> publication purposes.  The graph is a semilog scaled graph and the
> axes must range from 1 to 1,000,000 on the y axis and 0 to 100 on the
> x axis.  The x axis should be exactly 8 inches and the y axis should
> be exactly 5.25 inches.  I've been able to set the plot area to 8 x
> 5.25 using the par(pin=c(8,5.25)).  The problem that I'm running into
> is that R seems to extend my data range by 4% to create a "bounding
> box" and this throws off the layout of my graph.  Is there some way
> to change this behavior?  Thanks in advance for any help.

Thanks everyone.  The combination of xaxs, yaxs, pin, xlim, and ylim
did the trick for me.

Richard L. Anderson, MS
Security Analyst, University of North Texas
UNT Computing Center
<mailto:anderson at unt.edu>

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