[R] barplot: width of label
ehlers at ucalgary.ca
Sun Dec 19 16:55:24 CET 2010
On 2010-12-19 07:13, fransiepansiekevertje wrote:
> I try to make barplots with rather wide labels. A simplified example of
> x<- c(12, 33, 56, 67, 15, 66)
> names(x)<- c('Richard with a long surname','Minnie with a long
> barplot(x, las = 2)
> Now the label 'Richard with a long surname' is too long to fit beneath the
> bars. A simple solution would be enlarge the space for the labels by
> positioning the bar region higher. But I cannot find how to do this. Please
par(mar = c(12,4,4,2))
before calling barplot(). But a better solution (still requiring a
resetting of the default margins) would be to plot horizontally.
Admittedly, this would provide less neck exercise for the reader.
> Frans Marcelissen, DigiPsy
> fransiepansiekevertje at digipsy.nl
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> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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