[R] rgl 'how-to's
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Thu Sep 8 01:12:16 CEST 2011
On Sep 7, 2011, at 6:07 PM, Dale Coons wrote:
> Doing a visual graphic and trying to make it "pretty"
> Here's simple chart to play with:
> dotframe plot3d(dotframe$x,dotframe$y,dotframe$z, radius=3,
> axes=FALSE, box=FALSE, xlab='',ylab='',zlab='')
> text3d(x=7,y=0,z=0, text="hello, world",adj = 0.5, color="blue")
> #adds a label at one of the points
> My questions:
> 1) is there a way to label the points (spheres in this case) so that
> the label 'stays on top'? other than text3d(), which adds labels,
> but they are hidden when the graph is rotated?
> 2) can a bitmap, say, of a company or university be inserted into
> the title area?
> 3) can a bitmap be used as the marker for a point?
> Thanks in advance for help-I learn a lot from others questions and
> appreciate direction (even if it's RTFM!)
No RTFM (or advice) from me. I'm afraid all I have to offer is the
whimsical notion that the next thing people will request is how to
program Second Life avatars within R.
David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT
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