[R] plot(x,y xlab=NULL,ylab=NULL) but labels still visible.

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sun Nov 21 16:38:21 CET 2010

On Nov 21, 2010, at 10:21 AM, madr wrote:

> Labels are still present on graph render, their names are x and y  
> that is the
> same as I used on the variables to supply data for chart. How to get  
> rid of
> them.

The term "labels" as used in functions is different than the graphical  
objects affected by xlab and ylab. Those are really "titles"


?plot.default  # which you should have consulted while you were using  
the help(plot) information.

Use one of "axes", "xaxt" or "yaxt" To indicate both or which axis to  


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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