Re: [R] overlapping labels

From: Jim Lemon <jim_at_bitwrit.com.au>
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 20:47:33 +1100

Biscarini, Filippo wrote:
> Good evening,
>
> I am trying to add labels to the point of a simple plot, using the
> text() function; the problem is that sometimes, if two points are too
> close to each other, labels overlap and are no longer readable.
> I was wondering whether there are options that I can use to prevent this
> overlapping (by, for example, placing labels alternatively above and
> below the plotted curve), or whether I should use another set of
> graphical functions (grid or lattice packages).
> Does anybody have suggestions?
>
Hi Filippo,
Have a look at thigmophobe.labels in the plotrix package.

Jim



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