[R] Bold plot axis

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Thu Nov 18 23:27:14 CET 2010

On Nov 18, 2010, at 5:10 PM, john polo wrote:

> Dear UseRs,
> I'd like to make the lines that the axes of my plot run on bold. I  
> know "axis(side=1,lwd=3)" will make 0-max value on the axis bold,  
> but I want the whole thing, from corner to corner (actually all the  
> way around) and tick marks and the accompanying values for the ticks  
> bold. In the default values, it's hard to see the plot when I put it  
> into a powerpoint. I've got the points and line and labels, but not  
> the square and ticks of the plot itself any darker or bolder. If  
> there are other suggestions for making it more visible, I'd welcome  
> those too.

Well the ticks got wider on the quartz device (Mac)  when I used  
axis(side=1,lwd=3), so only the box would seem to be faint.





David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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