Re: [R] barplot question

From: Francisco J. Zagmutt <>
Date: Tue 17 Oct 2006 - 21:32:52 GMT

Try RSiteSearch("rotate barplot labels") Then read the first thread for an example of what you want to do.



Dr. Francisco J. Zagmutt
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Colorado State University

>From: "Leeds, Mark (IED)" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: [R] barplot question
>Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 17:15:43 -0400
>i'm doing a bar plot and there are 16 column variables. is there a way
>to make the variable names go down instead of across when you do the
>barplot ?
>because the names are so long, the barplot just shows 3 names and leaves
>the rest out. if i could rotate the names 90 degrees, it would probably
>fit a lot more.
>or maybe i can use space to make the horizontal width longer ? I looed
>up ?barlot but i'm not sure. when 1st and 2nd are on the bottom,
>things look fine but i'm not as interesed in those 2 barplots.
>i didn't use any special options. i just did
>i put probsignmatrix below in case someone wants to see what i mean
>because it may not be clear. i don't expect anyone to type it in but
>rounding would still show what i mean.
>thanks a lot.
> pppppcount pmpppcount pmmppcount pmmmpcount pmmmmcount ppppmcount
>pppmmcount ppmmmcount ppmppcount ppmmpcount pppmpcount ppmpmcount
>pmpmpcount pmpmmcount pmmpmcount pmppmcount
>1st 0.03477157 0.02842640 0.03157360 0.03365482 0.04010152 0.03553299
>0.03989848 0.04182741 0.02817259 0.03203046 0.02781726 0.02218274
>0.01771574 0.02289340 0.02583756 0.02390863
>2nd 0.04648895 0.02901495 0.03092490 0.03064044 0.04108420 0.03998700
>0.03958062 0.04059655 0.03039662 0.03027471 0.02901495 0.02170026
>0.01601105 0.02287874 0.02165962 0.02267555
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