[R] Getting total bar's label & value labels in a barplot
David Winsemius
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Mon Jan 10 02:47:47 CET 2011
Try looking at the barplot function and notice that is should be
returning values for the mid-points. You should use those instead of
the at=values
On Jan 9, 2011, at 12:03 PM, Luca Meyer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have been trying to get the label under the total column - i.e. a
> mean value of columns 2 to 6 - in a barplot I generate with this
> script:
>
> t1 <- tapply(A, B, sum)
> t1[8] <- mean(t1[2:6])
> t1 <- as.table(t1)
> barplot(t1, ylim=c(0,3000))
> mtext("Var1", side = 1, line = 3)
> mtext("Var2", side = 2, line = 3)
>
> I have been trying to use
>
> axis(1, at=1:8, labels=c("1","2","3","4","5","6","7","8"))
>
> but I get labels not standing underneat the columns...can someone
> help me out on this one?
>
> Also, I would like to plot onto each bar the corresponding numerical
> value - e.g. "1824" on the first bar, ecc...
>
> Please notice that str(t1) would look like:
>
> Named num [1:8] 1824 2339 2492 2130 2360 ...
> - attr(*, "names")= chr [1:8] "1" "2" "3" "4" ...
>
> Thanks,
> Luca
>
>
> Mr. Luca Meyer
> www.lucameyer.com
> IBM SPSS Statistics release 19.0.0
> R version 2.12.1 (2010-12-16)
> Mac OS X 10.6.5 (10H574) - kernel Darwin 10.5.0
>
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David Winsemius, MD
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