[R] Formatting axis label numbers on plots

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Thu Nov 13 03:50:10 CET 2003

Dear Ed,

Take a look at the scipen option, new (I believe) in R 1.8.0, which can be 
used to suppress scientific notation.

I hope that this helps,

At 02:45 PM 11/12/2003 -0800, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
>Is there any way to control the format of the axis label numbers on a
>plot? More specifically, I have some plots that get axes with label
>numbers in exponential format, and I'd like to change that to
>non-exponential. Thanks!!

John Fox
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
email: jfox at mcmaster.ca
phone: 905-525-9140x23604
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