[R] Positioning text in top left corner of plot

Greg Snow Greg.Snow at intermountainmail.org
Tue Aug 7 17:29:59 CEST 2007

You can call par('usr') to find the current coordinates, then use the
text function (the pos and offset arguments may be helpful as well)

The cnvrt.coords function from the TeachingDemos package may also be of
help for finding coordinates for the text function.

Hope this helps,

Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
greg.snow at intermountainmail.org
(801) 408-8111

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> Subject: [R] Positioning text in top left corner of plot
> Simple question how can you position text in the top left 
> hand corner of a plot?  I am plotting multiple plots using 
> par(mfrow=c(2,3)) and all I want to do is label these plots 
> a), b), c) etc.  I have been fiddling around with both text 
> and mtext but without much luck.  text is fine but  each plot 
> has a different scale on the axis and so this makes it 
> problematic.  What is the best way to do this?
> Many thanks
> Dan
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