Re: [Rd] Re: argument srt for mtext(); was: [R] using text on the x axis ticks rather than numbers

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Wed 08 Sep 2004 - 18:13:27 EST

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Sep 2004, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
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>>On Wed, 8 Sep 2004, Uwe Ligges wrote:

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>>>Indeed, I think it is possible to provide an srt command (e.g. in half a 
>>>year for something like R-2.1.0). What is expected for "srt = 0"?
>>>a) the current behaviour, i.e. srt=0 in respect to the las setting *and* 
>>>the margin side to plot the text in, or
>>>b) always horizontally drawn text?
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>>>I'd vote for b).
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>>That's easy, see the precedent in
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>>>>BTW, if you want to use srt with mtext(at=) you can always use S ....
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>>S ignores las if at= is set, so srt=0 is the current default behaviour.

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> Sorry, I garbled that. In S, srt=0 is horizontal whatever side=, and las
> is always ignored. Not that that is documented AFAICS, and it is hard to
> remember ....
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Since S is different for mtext() anyway: We can say that adjustment is determined automatically by las + side, as it already is, and has to be adapted by the user if required.

Uwe



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