[R] Tutorial for graphics

Jin Shusong jinss at hkusua.hku.hk
Thu Jun 17 05:04:39 CEST 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 10:12:49PM -0400, Phil wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm coming to R from Matlab and I'm finding it difficult to find a good
> introduction to graphics in R.  (The best I've found so far is Ch. 4 of
> Emmanuel Paradis "R for Beginners".  Still, I have been unable to discover
> simple things like how to resize the axes on an existing plot, how to add
> (or change) axis labels on an existing plot, etc.  Can anyone point me to a
> suitable tutorial, or even tell me how to perform those tasks?
> Also, Matlab's graphical widget has the ability to zoom (and unzoom) by
> drawing a rectangle on the graph with the mouse.  Is there anything similar
> in R?
> Thanks in advance,
> Phil Morenz
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Dear Phil,

  I think that the official document "an introduction to R"
is quite good for beginners.  In chapter 12, there are many
details to show how to handle the graphics.  

  You can also find that R is a command driven software and the
ability of mouse is weak.

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