[R] postscript help

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 15 19:35:07 CET 2002

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Richard Liston wrote:

> 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.

Use pointsize in the postscript() call. That way the margins will be set
at the right size for the labels.

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