Re: [R] Zoo plotting behavior

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:00:16 -0400

?plot.zoo and the zoo faq vignette have examples of custom axes. In the case of chron, the axes are done by chron:::axis.times in the chron package.

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:32 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Like for instance that the xlim is small enough where the plot is showing
> the day instead of the year (I believe). Now that I have figured this out
> (I think). I would like to know if there is a way to tell plot.zoo how to
> print the date ranges easily. When I did the example in my previous email
> only 9/09 showed up. I am trying to close in on widows of data and need a
> little more resolution on the x-axis. For instance when I am inside of a
> month of data the month day- inside of a day the day time or something like
> this.
> Any thoughts would be appreciated
>
> Stephen
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:25 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have a matrix with data that runs from 1/1/06 00:01:00-1/31/08 23:46:00.
>> I have read in the data with this
>>
>> fmt.chron <- function(x) {
>> chron(sub(" .*", "", x), gsub(".* (.*)", "\\1:00", x))
>> }
>>
>> x <- read.zoo(file.choose(), sep=",", header=T, FUN=fmt.chron)
>>
>> plotted with this
>> plot(x[,(seq(3, by=9, length.out=12))], xlim=c(chron("9/01/2006",
>> "00:01:00"), chron("1/31/2007", "12:46:00")))
>>
>> and I was excited to be able to plot subsets with date and it worked it
>> worked fine until I put in the above and the axis displays 9/09, but still
>> seems to plot the data when I change the xlim.
>> Thank you very much
>>
>> Stephen
>> I can provide data - I am doing a dry run to see if there is something
>> glaringly obvious that I am missing
>> --
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>> problems of being mammals.
>>
>> -K. Mullis
>
>
>
>
> --
> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
> little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make us
> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
> problems of being mammals.
>
> -K. Mullis
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