Re: [R] after setting auto.key=TRUE, legend become inconsistent with the graph

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 23:52:22 -0400

Set the various plotting parameters in par.settings= in which case both the legend and the plot itself will be taken from there. See for example:

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/90432.html

where superpose.line parameters are set. Similarly you can set superpose.symbol parameters.

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 11:35 PM, Mark Farnell <mark.farnell_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> When I use xyplot (from package lattice) to produce a multi-series graph:
>
> xyplot(linear+quadratic+sqrt~x, data=df, main="complexity of different
> functions", ylab="y", col=c("red", "black", "orange"), type="b",
> lty=c(1,2,3), pch=c(1,2,3), auto.key=TRUE)
>
> where I changed the default colour, line type and data point type so
> that each series is distinguishable from each other. The graph looks
> good except that the color and shape of data point of each series in
> the legend still reflects the default setting of xyplot rather than
> what I've said in the command! This renders the legend useless. So
> what legend command (other than auto=TRUE) should I use instead to
> solve this problem?
>
> Also currently the legend is above the graph and below the title,
> which looks weird to me and I want the legend to be placed at the
> right of the graph instead. What should I do?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Mark
>
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