[R] Fwd: Description of x-axis

From: David Barron <mothsailor_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon 11 Sep 2006 - 18:12:05 GMT

Add the option line=2 to mtext, like this:

y <- 1:4
barplot(y,xlab="xaxis",names.arg=1:4)
mtext("Mtext label",side=1,line=2)

On 11/09/06, Christian Oswald <oswald@dhlaw.de> wrote:
> I have try to use mtext but I cannot plot the description below the x-axis.
>
> I have used
> mtext(xLabels,side=1,at=apply(midPoints,2,mean))
> and the text appears between the axis and the names.arg But I wont it below the args, above the axis-labels.
>
> Christian
>
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> ?mtext, also ?barplot since barplot returns midpoints of the bars.
>
> also ?rep for setting up a vector of repeating values.
>
> something like this:
> xLabels<-c(rep("2003",4),rep("2005",11),rep("2006",5))
> midPoints<-barplot(<your original statements here>)
> mtext(xLabels,side=1,at=apply(midPoints,2,mean))
>
> On 9/11/06, Christian Oswald <c.oswald at matsci.uni-sb.de <https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help>> wrote:
> >/ Hello,
> />/
> />/ I have made a barplot with some data and need a description below the
> />/ x-axis. For example there are 20 values and I need a description "2003"
> />/ for the first four values, then "2005" for the next eleven and "2006"
> />/ for the last five values.
> />/
> />/ I want the description below the x-axis-labels and above the x-axis title.
> />/
> />/ Thanks,
> />/
> />/ Christian
> />/
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