[R] postscript help

Richard Liston liston at cc.gatech.edu
Fri Nov 15 19:28:27 CET 2002

This works well - thanks! Somehow I overlooked this parameter in
the description of "par". I'll also look into the mtext suggestion
for future reference.


> you need to change the "par(mar=c(....))" parameter.  You probably want to
> put more room on the left side, so it might be something like this:
> par(mar=c(5,7,2,0))
> The '7' says to leave room for 7 lines on the left side.
>> I'm creating some figures in R using the postscript device.
>> The figures will be reduced a great deal, so I need to increase
>> the labels on the X and Y axes a great deal. When I use cex.lab=2,
>> the label on the Y axis chopped off at the top. I tried a workaround
>> by setting paper="special" and using different widths and heights,
>> but no luck. Suggestions appreciated.
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