[R] scale for the y-axis

Bill Oliver oliver at colorado.edu
Mon Nov 25 19:15:43 CET 2002

simon lessels wrote:
> hi there
> I hope you can help me
> I'm doing a boxplot and I'm trying to change the y-axis from seconds to
> minutes
> I do this:
> boxplot ( time~movement*scene, ylab = "Time (seconds)", xlab = "Condition")
> but seconds goes from 0 to 900 and I'm looking to change it into minutes
> I've been though the manuals but I don't know what you call this function so
> its hard to look it up
> I've looked up scale y-axis division etc, but can't find anything
> can you help?

I believe the following is what you are after. Because only division by 
a constant is involved, you are not likely to find anything in the R 
documentation about this.

boxplot ( (time/60) ~ movement*scene, ylab = "Time (minutes)", xlab = 


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