[R] Axis labels

Jim Lemon bitwrit at ozemail.com.au
Fri May 16 13:18:44 CEST 2003

Philipp Pagel wrote:
> Hello R-experts!
> When I produce a plot R takes avoids overlapping axis labels in order to
> maintain readabilty which is great. But now I have written a little
> custom plot function in which I set my own labels and label
> positions after generating the actual plot:
> axis(..., lables=c('A', 'B', 'F', 'G', 'M'), at=mypositions)
I realize that this isn't what you asked for, but there is a function for 
staggering long axis labels in "Kickstarting R" at:


under Contributed Documentation. Might help.


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