Re: [R] axis and tick widths decoupled (especially in rugs!)

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2008 15:35:22 -0400

On 5/5/2008 3:02 PM, maiya wrote:
> Hi!
>
> (a complete newby, but will not give up easily!)
>
> I was wondering if there is any way to decouple the axis and tick mark
> widths? As I understand they are both controlled by the lwd setting, and
> cannot be controlled independently? For example I might want to create major
> and minor ticks, which I now know how to do by superimposing two axes with
> different at settings, but what if I also wanted the major ticks to be
> thicker? or a different colour?
> You might find this nitpicking, but I am particularly concerned about rug(),
> which passes to axis(), in that I cannot get a decent thick-lined rug,
> without the horizontal line also becoming equally thick.
> Is there any way to do this without having to resort to segments?

I don't think so, other than rewriting the internal axis code.

Duncan Murdoch



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