[R] legends in barplots of factors

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 29 21:46:05 CET 2001

Matthew Crawford wrote:
> How can I suppress a legend in a barplot when I'm plotting factors?
> Here's what I'm doing, x and y are both factors:
> plot(x,y)
> This gives me a barplot with a legend where I don't want it.
> My best solution so far is plot(x,y,legend=F) which just gives me an
> error message and doesn't finish the plot, but at least it doesn't put
> the legend on.  Then I can go back and add the legend myself.

Have a look at 

A possible solution to supress the legend is:
 plot(x,y, legend.text=NULL)
as in barplot().

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