[R] Rotated, Right-Justified Labels for Shortened Tick Marks
dschruth at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 22:55:21 CET 2011
mgp! That's exactly what I wanted! Thank you Vicki!
axis(side=2, las=1, hadj=1, tck=-.01, cex.axis=.6, mgp=c(3,.5,0))
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 8:29 AM, Lancaster, Vicki
<Vicki.Lancaster at fda.hhs.gov> wrote:
> Try using mgp:
> From help(par)
> The margin line (in mex units) for the axis title, axis labels and axis line. Note that mgp affects title whereas mgp[2:3] affect axis. The default is c(3, 1, 0).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Dave Schruth
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:01 AM
> To: Jim Lemon
> Cc: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: Re: [R] Rotated, Right-Justified Labels for Shortened Tick Marks
> This was the solution I was hoping to avoid having to implement... but
> thank you it does what I was looking for visually (except for the
> las=1 rotation). Is there no other parameter *within* axis that I
> could adjust? If not, it seems like axis could be rewritten to have
> the axis tick label positions move in concert with the shortening tick
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:53 PM, Jim Lemon <jim at bitwrit.com.au> wrote:
>> On 01/13/2011 11:59 AM, dms wrote:
>>> Hello R-help,
>>> I'm trying to make a fairly simple plot axis that goes something like
>>> plot(-10:10,-10:10, yaxt='n')
>>> axis(side=2, las=1, hadj=1, tck=-.01, cex.axis=.6)
>>> ...but as you can see, the labels are not close enough to the y-axis
>>> (where I want them... to save space for publication).
>>> Can anybody help me figure out how to move these labels over the the
>>> right a bit?
>> Hi D,
>> Try this:
>> plot(-10:10,-10:10, yaxt='n')
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