[R] frequency of labels in a barplot

stephen sefick ssefick at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 13:56:43 CEST 2008

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 10:08 PM, R_Learner <sschiang8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to control the number of labels in the x-axis of my plot. My code
> is the following:
> graph1<-barplot(total_skew)
> axis(1,at = graph1,labels=raw_date[1:length(total_skew)], las=2)
> however, the length of my "total_skew" parameter is a few thousand elements,
> and all the labels on the x-axis are overlapping and cluttered. How do I
> specify the frequency or number of labels I want on the x-axis in the axis()
> function? Thanks!
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