# [R] superscript of plot 2 x-mean(x) vs. (x-xmean)^2 has part of the superscript 2 cutoff.

John Fox j|ox @end|ng |rom mcm@@ter@c@
Sun Apr 10 23:50:33 CEST 2022

```Dear John,

You can adjust par("mar"), e.g.,

oldpar <- par(mfrow=c(1,2),mfcol=c(1,2), mar=0.1+c(5, 5, 1, 1))

I hope this helps,
John

On 2022-04-10 5:40 p.m., Sorkin, John wrote:
> x <- 0:100
> xsq <- x^2
> mydata1 <-data.frame(x=x,xsq=xsq)
>
> oldpar <- par(mfrow=c(1,2),mfcol=c(1,2))
>
> # First plot. This plot is fine.
> plot(x,xsq,xlab="",ylab="",cex=0.5)
> title(,xlab="x",ylab=expression(x^2))
> abline(lm(xsq~x,data=mydata),col="red")
> length(x)
> length(xsq)
> cor(x,xsq)
> text(40, 8000, expression(Correlation == 0.97))
>
> # Second Plot. Label of the y axis of this plot
> # has the superscript 2 cut off.
> xcentered <- x-mean(x)
> xcenteredsq <- xcentered^2
> plot(xcentered,xcenteredsq,xlab="",ylab="",cex=0.5)
> # Superscipt of the y axis is cut off.
> title(xlab="x-mean(x)",ylab=expression((x-mean(x))^2))
> abline(lm(xcenteredsq~xcentered),col="red")
> cor(xcentered,xcenteredsq)
> text(0, 2000, expression(Correlation == 0.00))
--
John Fox, Professor Emeritus
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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