[R] using text on the x axis ticks rather than numbers

Eryk Wolski wolski at molgen.mpg.de
Tue Sep 7 20:57:40 CEST 2004

first supress axis drawing with param axes=FALSE in your plot function.
The use axis function to add your axes.


On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Rajarshi Guha wrote:

> Hello,
>   is there a way in which I can use text labels rather than numbers on
> the x axis ticks? I basically have a vector of (say) 8 points and I want
> to plot these sequentially. Thus the x axis would have ticks at 1 .. 8.
> Rather than having the labels 1 .. 8 I would like to have some arbitrary
> text labels.
> Ideally I would like the labels to be rotated (say at 45 degrees) so
> that they don't overlap with each other.
> Is this possible?
> Thanks,
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