[R] Thousands Separator

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed Apr 19 08:52:21 CEST 2006

David Feldman wrote:
> I am a new R user, and am struggling with how to add a comma to the  
> tick mark labels in a bwplot or a boxplot.
> I think the default values of the labels are fine, I just want them  
> to appear with commas.
> If I use the function boxplot, I can then use
>    axis(2,labels=format(axTicks(2),big.mark=","))
> but that just overlays them on the existing labels which I don't know  
> how to turn off.

Specify in your plot function: yaxt="n" (see ?par)

> This method does not appear to work at all with bwplot, but I am not  
> sure why.

Because it is not a base graphics function but a lattice graphics.

Uwe Ligges

> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> David
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