Re: [R] plot.zoo labels

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 19:05:53 -0400

xlab = "" and ylab = "" suppress the labels but that won't change the margins. For that you need to set mar= . If z is a zoo object:

plot(z, xlab = "", ylab = "", mar=...)

See ?par for description of mar.

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 12:59 PM, <ryan.sheftel_at_malbecpartners.com> wrote:
> Thank you for your time to help. I don't think I was completely clear, I
> want to keep the axis ticks and labels (which I now see is what R calls
> the values like "Jan, Feb, Mar") but want to suppress the label titles.
>
> So a generic plot(thisZoo) would produce a plot whose X axis is the dates,
> tick marks, and the word "Index" below. I just want to eliminate the work
> "Index". I can set the axis title to "" but I am still using up the white
> space.
>
> I will dig further into the documentation, but it does not seem this is
> possible.
>
> Thanks again
>
>
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> "Gabor Grothendieck" <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
> 07/01/2008 11:42 PM
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> xy.labels is used to control text by the individual points when
> plotting scatterplots of one zoo series vs. another -- not the axis
> labels. e.g.
>
> library(zoo)
> set.seed(1)
> z <- zoo(rnorm(10))
> plot(z, z, xy.label = letters[1:10])
>
> Assuming a single panel plot this will suppress the x axis label
> but still plot the tick marks:
>
> plot(z, xaxt = "n")
> axis(1, lab = FALSE) # adds ticks
>
> Also on the ?axis page see padj= and on the ?par page see cex.axis, mar
> and tcl.
>
> For multipanel plots panel functions are used.
> See examples in ?plot.zoo and Question 8 of vignette("zoo-faq")
> These examples cover both single and multipanel plots and illustrate some
> of these parameters.
>
> Alternately note that xyplot.zoo is based on lattice. See the lattice
> documentation for that approach.
>
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 5:25 PM, <ryan.sheftel_at_malbecpartners.com> wrote:
>> I would like to know if there is a way to use plot(zoo) and suppress the
>> label text to increase the amount of the screen that if for the plot and
>> not the labels. I tried xy.labels=FALSE, but that had no effect. Thanks
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