[R] values of bars in barplot

joerg van den hoff j.van_den_hoff at fz-rossendorf.de
Mon May 30 15:32:47 CEST 2005

luc tardieu wrote:
> Hi, 
> I couldn't find how to have the values written on the
> top of each bar in a barplot. When using hist(), it is
> possible to use labels=T, but this option does not
> seem to exist for barplot().
> Is there a trick I could use to do that ?
> Thanks to all
> Luc
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something like:

x <- 1:3
#ensure some free space above the bar and remember midpoints:
bmp <- barplot(x, ylim = c(0, 1.1*max(x)))

text(bmp, x + .03*max(x), x)

should do.

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