[R] Overlap of leaf labels

Ivan Calandra ivan.calandra at uni-hamburg.de
Thu May 20 14:17:56 CEST 2010

I think that one of the cex arguments in par() can be what you're 
looking for. But since I've never plotted any dendrogram, I don't know 
which one, if any.

Le 5/20/2010 14:08, Ayesha Jadoon a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have tried looking at the archives but havent found any answer that works
> till now (Sorry if i have missed anything)
> I am a newbie to R and i am trying to carry out hierarchical clustering
> using hclust ->  as.dendrogram and then plotting the results as a dendrogram
> using the plot function plot(object).
> My question is :
> In the function "plot", can one decrease the leaf label size to make them
> readable and clear? I am including over 380 proteins in my dendrogram
> and each leaf has a label which are currently overlapping and not
> decipherable?
> Thanks
> Ayesha
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