[R] Howto enlarge fonts size in R- Graphics?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Sep 14 13:53:41 CEST 2004

Thomas Schönhoff wrote:

> Hi,
> I am fairly new to GNU R !
> At the moment I am doing an intensive learning on the basics of GNU 
> R-1.91, especially graphics like plots and alike,  by reading the 
> introductory docs!
> Well, except some occasional glitches (X11 output errors) everything 
> seems to be fine, thanks to developers for this fine program!
> But there is a slight problem with the size of fonts in graphics, i.e. 
> its very hard form me to read labels of variables in plots or other 
> graphical representations! (yes, I am little short sighted)
> How may I mainpulate/enlarge the fonts size in graphics from within GNU R ?

See ?plot, ?plot.default and ?par, in particular look out for all 
arguments containing the letters "cex" ....

Uwe Ligges

BTW: It is called R-1.9.1

> Thanks for your time
> Thomas
> System: GNU/Linux (Debian Sid)
> GNU R: 1.91
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