[R] lattice: how to format axis labels?

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Wed Jul 23 16:12:03 CEST 2003

High-level control of axes in xyplot is implemented by the scales
argument to xyplot.  You can include components 'at' and 'labels' in
a list given as the scales argument.  See ?xyplot.

Wladimir Eremeev <wl at eimb.ru> writes:

> jhcc> check out 'sprintf' for formating in a specific way.
> This will not solve the problem.
> I will have to specify the argument like labels=(...).
> I would like to avoid it.
> I wonder if there a key or option to make automatically appearing
> labels be formatted in the mentioned way.
> I haven't found it in the documentation.
> =====================================================
> jhcc>   I draw graphics with xyplot() function.
> jhcc>   Labels on the y axis are appearing as follows: "1.5, 1, 0.5, 0"
> jhcc>   I'd like to have them to be "1.5, 1.0, 0.5, 0.0", i.e. with fixed
> jhcc>   number of digits after the dot (one in this case).
> jhcc>   Is there any way to do this without implicit specifying labels?

I don't think so.

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