Re: [R] Alignment of axes intersection

From: David Afshartous <dafshartous_at_med.miami.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 12:36:48 -0400

Agreed. The main reason I wanted the change in alignment was that I had three curves that were converging to a asymptote, and when I drew the horizontal asymptote via abline(), it distorted the picture somewhat since the line from abline() goes all the way to the y-axis.

On 5/20/08 12:21 PM, "Greg Snow" <Greg.Snow_at_imail.org> wrote:

> Mathematicians like to have axes cross at 0, the general rule for statistics
> is to have the axes positioned so that they help you understand the data, but
> don't interfere with the actual points (or force too much whitespace by being
> put to far away from the data), so the default positioning follows that idea.
> If you really want the axes to cross at 0 you can do:
>
>> plot(0:10, 0:10, axes=FALSE)
>> axis(1, pos=0)
>> axis(2, pos=0)
>
>
>
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>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of David Afshartous
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 9:50 AM
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>> Subject: [R] Alignment of axes intersection
>>
>>
>> All,
>>
>> Very basic question I can't seem to find the answer to:
>>
>> plot(0:10, 0:10)
>>
>> The axes intersection is not aligned at (0,0) in the lower left.
>> How does one force this?
>>
>> I searched for graphical parameters under par(graphics) but
>> can't seem to find it.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> David
>>
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