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

From: Jan P. Smit <janpsmit_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 15 Apr 2005 - 16:19:32 EST

Dear Tom,

Yes, this works great.

Many thanks and best regards,

Jan

Mulholland, Tom wrote:

> 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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