Re: R-beta: Plot and scale

Bill Venables (wvenable@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au)
Wed, 18 Mar 1998 21:36:54 +1030


Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 21:36:54 +1030
Message-Id: <9803181106.AA29587@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>
From: Bill Venables <wvenable@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>
To: bensmail@rulfsw.fsw.LeidenUniv.nl
Subject: Re: R-beta: Plot and scale
In-Reply-To: <350FB67A.1C181304@rulfsw.fsw.leidenuniv.nl>

bensmail@rulfsw.fsw.leidenuniv.nl writes:
 > Hello everybody,
 > 
 > I am doing a plot and I would like to know which parameter I
 > have to use in order to get an equal scale for the axes x and
 > y: Means, if the intervals in the x-axis is 0,5,10,15....  I
 > would like to have the same scale for the y-axis.

Your question assumes there is such a parameter.  I don't believe
this is the case.  Brian Ripley has written a function "eqscplot"
for S-PLUS that does carefully arrange for the x- and y-scales to
be equal.  It is part of the MASS library, and I believe will
become available in CRAN when the copyright issues are finally
sorted (which may be now, but I am not quite sure).

 > Thank you so much for your help.
 > 
 > Halima from Leiden where the sun is shining.

Bill, from Australia, where it stopped shining about 4 hours
ago... :-)

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