Re: [R] Avoiding overplotting of text.

From: Jim Lemon <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 21:57:29 +1100

Gustaf Rydevik wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am plotting some data, and use text() to get variable names next to
> points on the graph. What is the best way to make sure that these text
> labels are readable and not overlapping when two datapoints are close?
> I've tried using jitter(), but the effect is random and doesn't always
> give a good result.

> Any suggestions would be most appreciated.
Hi Gustaf,
Have a look at thigmophobe.labels in the plotrix package.

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