[R] How to add two different axis to one plot?

Andrew Robinson A.Robinson at ms.unimelb.edu.au
Mon Jan 30 04:56:56 CET 2006

Use the axis() command to add custom axes.

To "hold" the plot, insert


between the plot statements, thus:

plot(x1, y1, etc ...)
plot(x2, y2, etc ...)


On Mon, January 30, 2006 2:49 pm, Michael said:
> Hi all,
> I need to put two different axis to one plot. On the top of the plot, I
> need
> to put one axis, with increments from left side to the right side; then at
> the bottom of the same plot, I need to put another axis, with increments
> from right side to the left side and showing a different unit. How do I do
> that?
> By the way, is there a "hold" command for plotting?
> If I first plot a picture, how to add another "plot" command onto it
> without
> erasing it?
> In matlab, it can be convinient done by "hold on" and "hold off"... and
> can
> I do it in R?
> Thanks a lot,
> Micheal
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