[R] Legend placement in barplot?
MSchwartz at MedAnalytics.com
Wed Nov 3 17:45:11 CET 2004
On Wed, 2004-11-03 at 09:55, Dan Bolser wrote:
> This has been asked before, but all the answers are hidiously complex.
> option of barplot is almost exactly what I need, except I need a
> (top left) option. This option would be in contrast to the default
> placement which we could call 'tr' (top right).
> Anyone know how to edit the barplot code to make this change? Could
> someone like me work out how to do this?
Do not edit the barplot() code. Use the legend() function instead, which
enables you to specify the x,y coordinates of the upper left hand corner
of the legend box. See ?legend
A fair number of the questions that you have had regarding graphics are
covered in Chapter 12 "Graphical Procedures" in "An Introduction to R":
which is included with the R installation.
Another online resource for some graphics assistance would be R News
Volume 3 Number 2 for October 2003, which has an article on R's base
graphics in the R Help Desk section:
Notwithstanding all of that, searching the r-help archives is yet
another terrific online (and free) resource that you _should_ avail
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