Re: [R] Line Breaks and Axis breaks..

From: Doran, Harold <>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 11:04:31 -0400

plot(1:10, xlab='Hi Megan, \n Is this what you want?')

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Megan J Bellamy
> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008 10:56 AM
> To:
> Subject: [R] Line Breaks and Axis breaks..
> Hello all,
> I have two questions. One probably has a very simple answer
> but I have checked the FAQ, other websites and still have not
> found an answer. I am new to using R. My very simple
> question is how to do line breaks when creating an axis title
> (xlab) ? I have a few that are too long and they get cut
> off... I found on the internet the "/n" function but I think
> I must be using it incorrectly because it is not working.
> My second question is: after inserting an axis break using
> the following code, how to I adjust the scales on either side
> of that axis break? This is for a boxplot graph. See
> attachment... there is an outlier under CLI 5 that can't be
> seen as a result.
> >install.packages("plotrix")
> axis.break(axis=1, breakpos=NULL, bgcol="white",
> breakcol="black", style="gap", brw=0.02)
> Thank you very much in advance!
> Megan Bellamy
> mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Fri 23 May 2008 - 16:24:36 GMT

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