[R] how to show a plot without overlaying the text on top of the another text?

Adams, Jean jvadams at usgs.gov
Wed Dec 14 22:32:42 CET 2016

The ggrepel package might help.



On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Marna Wagley <marna.wagley at gmail.com>

> Hi R user,
> I have created using metaNMDS (Nonmetirc Multidimensional Scaling, MDS) to
> show species composition but some of the species are concentrated at some
> of the sites so that the name of the species are overlaid and it was
> almost impossible to read the species name in the figure. I was wondering
> how
> we can show the plot without overlaying the text on top of another.
> I used the following to create the plot. would you mind to suggest me?
> comm.bc.mds <- metaMDS(dat, dist = "bray")
> ordiplot(comm.bc.mds, display = "sites", type = "text")
> ordipointlabel(comm.bc.mds,font = c(1, 1), cex = c(0.5, 0.3))
> Thanks
> MW
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