[R] changing the magnification of axis annotation

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 22 13:36:45 CET 2001

On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, Sven Garbade wrote:

> how do I change the magnification of xaxis annotation? I need a smaller
> axis text size in some of my plots. I tried cex.axix=0.5 in plot(), but
> this doesn't work.

It's changed by cex.axis (not axix).

> plot(1:10, cex.axis=0.5)

works for me.  What scaling you can do to fonts is device-dependent,
though, and you may not be able to reduce the font that much on some.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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