[R] legend() outside plotting region

Jim Lemon bitwrit at ozemail.com.au
Tue Aug 27 12:58:35 CEST 2002

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to put the legend outside the plotting region?
After you have plotted the data, use


and then legend() with x,y values where you want it.

>  ...As a side track, is
> there a better way to represent this, as 24 lines is very difficult to
> distinguish anyhow.  This data frame, by the way, is a time series.
24 lines would probably confuse the average spider. What do you want to 
illustrate? If it is a comparison between one group of lines and another, 
you might be able to plot two polygons showing the region that each group 
occupies, or something like that.

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