[R] Bar widths in barplots don't change

s-luppescu@uchicago.edu s-luppescu at uchicago.edu
Mon Feb 5 18:30:38 CET 2001

On 05-Feb-2001 Thomas Lumley wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Feb 2001 s-luppescu at uchicago.edu wrote:
>> Is the width= parameter in barplot() supposed to work? I couldn't get it to
>> work in my plot, and even in the example,
>> data(VADeaths, package = "base")
>> barplot(VADeaths, width=rep(0.1, 4))
>> the plot looks identical regardless of what I put in for the width. I looked
>> at
>> the source for barplot() and it looks like it SHOULD work (but what do I
>> know).
> width= controls relative widths of bars. You probably want space=

I set space=0 because I want no space BETWEEN bars. But I only have two bars
that are rather short, so I want to make the width of the bars narrower so the
bars don't look so squat. Isn't it width= I want to manipulate?
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