[R] graph question

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 12 20:15:53 CEST 2004

On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Dean Sonneborn wrote:

> I would like to produce a graph which plots a log scale variable on the 
> y-axis but have the tick marks on the y-axis  be the non log transformed 
> values that are round like .5, 1, 2, 3, 4 etc. Has anyone done something 
> like this in the past? How did you implement it in the code?

plot(c(0.5, 5), 1:2, log="x", xaxt="n")
axis(1, at=c(0.5, 1:4))

Take a look at `An Introduction to R' and ?axis.

BTW, please try to use a more precise subject line. Something like
`Adding a custom axis to log-scale plots'?

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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