[R] How to make legend with line+ character

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Tue Apr 27 13:43:02 CEST 2010

Mario Valle wrote:
 > Dear all,
 > I have a multiline plot with each line labeled with a different letter.
 > But I'm not able to make the legend display the same kind of pattern 
 > instead the letter is overwritten by the line. A simpler legend with only
 > the letter is not very visible and the pt.bg does nothing with letters.
 > Any idea?
 > plot(1:10,10:1,lty=1,type='b', lwd=2,pch='a')
 > legend("left", legend=c("ds1","ds2"), bty='n', col=1:2,
 > lty=2,lwd=4,pch=letters)
Hi Mario,
This is probably too late and superfluous, but your question made me 
wonder if the legendg function would to this:


It does.


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