From: Janet Young <jayoung_at_fhcrc.org>

Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 16:00:12 -0700

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Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 16:00:12 -0700

I've simplified my problem down to this:

X11(width=7.5,height=10)

par(mfrow=c(6,1),oma=c(20,0,20,0), mar=c(0,3.1,1,2.1)) for (i in 1:6) {

plot(cars[,"speed"],cars[,"dist"])

}

mtext("Position (Mb)", outer=TRUE, side=1)
mtext("Position (Mb)", outer=TRUE, side=3)

It's an ugly and meaningless set of plots, but you can see my problem: the two "Position" strings are right up against the plot, the bottom one even overlapping the bottom plot. Does anyone know how I can get the text to appear in the big white space of the outer margin, rather than right up against the plot?

thanks in advance,

Janet Young

PS I'm using R 2.7.1 Patched (2008-07-01 r46019) on an i686 linux machine. I have the same problem if I do this on Mac OS X R 2.7.1 (2008-06-23).

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