RE: [R] Wrapping long labels in barplot(2)

From: Mulholland, Tom <Tom.Mulholland_at_dpi.wa.gov.au>
Date: Fri 15 Apr 2005 - 12:43:40 EST


I think this might have been my code

mapply(paste,strwrap(levels(ncdata$Chapter),18,simplify = FALSE),collapse = "\n")

Tom

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan P. Smit [mailto:janpsmit@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 14 April 2005 5:15 PM
> To: Mulholland, Tom
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Wrapping long labels in barplot(2)
>
>
> Dear Tom,
>
> Many thanks. I think this gets me in the right direction, but
> concatenates all levels into one long level. Any further thoughts?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Jan
>
>
> Mulholland, Tom wrote:
> > This may not be the best way but in the past I think I have
> done something like
> >
> > levels(x) <- paste(strwrap(levels(x),20,prefix =
> ""),collapse = "\n")
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Jan P. Smit [mailto:janpsmit@gmail.com]
> >>Sent: Thursday, 14 April 2005 11:48 AM
> >>To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> >>Subject: [R] Wrapping long labels in barplot(2)
> >>
> >>
> >>I am using barplot, and barplot2 in the gregmisc bundle, in the
> >>following way:
> >>
> >>barplot2(sort(xtabs(expend / 1000 ~ theme)),
> >> col = c(mdg7, mdg8, mdg3, mdg1), horiz = T, las = 1,
> >> xlab = "$ '000", plot.grid = T)
> >>
> >>The problem is that the values of 'theme', which is a
> factor, are in
> >>some cases rather long, so that I would like to wrap/split
> them at a
> >>space once they exceed, say, 20 characters. What I'm doing now is
> >>specifying names.arg manually with '\n' where I want the
> >>breaks, but I
> >>would like to automate the process.
> >>
> >>I've looked for a solution using 'strwrap', but am not sure
> >>how to apply
> >>it in this situation.
> >>
> >>Jan Smit
> >>
> >>Consultant
> >>Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
> >>
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