Re: [R] plot, y-axis, uneven scale???

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 16:41:39 -0500

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 4:09 PM, yan liu <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question about the y-axis of plots.  Actually I had about 60
> values.  About 80 percent of these values are less than 0.2, then the other
> 20 percent values are more than 4,max is 10.  So when I plot these values
> together, the y-axis's range will go 0 to 10, and my major values (80%
> values <0.2) will be pressed around 0 on the bottom, while other several
> dots will scatter in the major part of the plot area.
> Does anyone know how to assign the y-axis with uneven (jumping) ticks with
> same width, like 0, 0.1, 1, 10,100 with the same width between?
> Thanks a lot!
> Yan

See the log= argument to plot (its actually listed under ?plot.default). Also eaxis in sfsmisc.

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