# [R] Question re matplot

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 15:10:09 CEST 2007

```You can always add the ylab with 'mtext' and reduce the font size if
it is too big.

On 10/13/07, David Kaplan <dkaplan at education.wisc.edu> wrote:
> Yea, sorry, that was a typo when I copied into my emal.
>
> Here it is again
> matplot(battingagg\$X, battingagg[, c("HR","RBI","X2B", "BB",
> "R", "SB")], type="b",lty=4,lwd=2, col=1:4,xlab = "Year",
> ylab = "(1)HRs, (2)RBIs, (3)DOUBLES,(4)BB,(5)Runs,(6) BB",
> pty="m",sub = "Figure 2.  Plot of Selected Offensive
> Baseball Statistics: 1901 - 2005")
>
> David
>
>
>
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>
> Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-10-13 at 22:00 -0500, David Kaplan wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I have the following script for matplot
> >>
> >> matplot(battingagg\$X, battingagg[, c("HR","RBI","X2B", "BB",
> >> "R", "SB")], type="b",lty=4,lwd=2, col=1:4,xlab = "Year",
> >> ylab "(1)HRs, (2)RBIs, (3)DOUBLES,(4)BB,(5)Runs,(6) BB",
> >> pty="m",sub = "Figure 2.  Plot of Selected Offensive
> >> Baseball Statistics: 1901 - 2005",)
> >>
> >> The problem I'm having is with ylab.  It seems not to be
> >> giving the entire label, but rather cuts of the first 3
> >> variables giving me only (4)BB,(5)Runs,(6) BB.   How can I
> >> get it to print the entire label?
> >>
> >>
> >> David
> >
> > Is the above an exact copy of your script?
> >
> > If yes, what happens when you remember to put an '=' sign after
> > 'ylab'?  :-)
> >
> > Also, you appear to have a superfluous ',' at the end of the function
> > call, prior to the final close paren.
> >
> > HTH,
> >
> > Marc Schwartz
> >
> >
>
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