From: Jeff Bricker <jdbricker_at_gmail.com>

Date: Sun 03 Sep 2006 - 18:52:50 GMT

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Date: Sun 03 Sep 2006 - 18:52:50 GMT

I suspect you may need to tweak your margins. See the "mar" argument to the "par" command for guidance.

Something like par(mar=c(5,4,4,4)) should probably get you started, though.

On 9/3/06, Chris Grobler <bjorn.grobler@zoo.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear All,

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**> Having a bit of trouble with plotting two y variables on the same
**> graph. I cannot manage to get the secondary y axis label on to the right
**> of the axis - it gets plotted beyond the graphic window I assume?! The
**> way I constructed the graph is thus:
**>
**> plot(data[,3],data[,2],axes=F, type="b") ## plots my data from two
**> data colums without axes - fine
**> axis(1, at=data[,3]) ## adds my
**> primary axis - fine
**> mtext("Year", side=1, line=2) ## Adds the title
**> "Year" - fine
**> axis(2)
**> mtext("Index of population size", side=2, line=2) ## Puts the primary
**> y axis on and names it correctly
**> points(data[,3],data[,1],pch=16) ## puts my secondary y
**> points on - also fine
**> axis(4)
**> mtext("Number of sun hours in April", side=4, line=2) ## if I enter
**> "line=1" it writes over my inex numbers but if I put
**>
**> "line=2" it disappears.
**>
**> I assume that perhaps the graph automatically fills the space and does
**> not leave any for 'odd' axes. My questions therefore are: how can I get
**> the legend on that axis, how do I remove ylab and xlab to free the space
**> that they take (as they spaced by default at "line=3" and thus waste
**> space - I would like to set them to "line=2") and perhaps how do I
**> scrunch up the x-axis so that it leaves more space at either side?
**>
**> Sorry for the ignorance!
**>
**> Chris
**>
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