[R] "rounding" to a number that is LOWER than my number
dimitri.liakhovitski at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 19:15:03 CEST 2011
Thanks a lot, guys - very helpful!
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Bert Gunter <gunter.berton at gene.com> wrote:
> This is easy to do (e.g. divide by the appropriate power of 10, use floor,
> multiply the power of 10), but you are going about it in the wrong way.
> See the "xaxs" component of the ?par argument list for the right way.
> -- Bert
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Dimitri Liakhovitski
> <dimitri.liakhovitski at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What function would allow me to "round" down, rather than up?
>> For example, x<-1.98
>> I'd like to get 1.9 - rather than 2.0.
>> Reason - I am creating a minimum for an axis for a plot, and I need it
>> to be lower than x (which, in turn, is the lowest number already).
>> Thank you!
>> Dimitri Liakhovitski
>> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>> PLEASE do read the posting guide
>> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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> Bert Gunter
> Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
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