[R] 'persp' query

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Oct 6 15:08:11 CEST 2009

On Oct 6, 2009, at 4:46 AM, Geoffrey William Heard wrote:

> Hi All
> I'm creating some 3-D plots using the function 'persp', and have a  
> query regarding the ability to make changes to the label of the z- 
> axis.
> There are two things I would like to do. First, the default setting  
> places the label a little close to the axis for my liking. Is there  
> any way of moving the label? I've tried adjustments with 'mgp' in  
> 'par', but without success. The second is to change the direction of  
> the label. Currently it reads top to bottom, whereas I would like it  
> to read bottom to top, as per a y-axis on a standard plot. Is there  
> anyway of doing so?

?mtext   # and use the adj argument

David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
West Hartford, CT

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