Re: [R] plot(cox.zph()): customize xlab & ylab

From: Adaikalavan Ramasamy <ramasamy_at_cancer.org.uk>
Date: Mon 11 Jul 2005 - 23:10:28 EST

Duncan, your solution could be simplified using ann=FALSE in the plot

 fit <- coxph( Surv(futime, fustat) ~ age + rx, ovarian)  plot( cox.zph(fit), ann=F )
 title( xlab="My own label", ylab="A new label", main="A clever title")

Now, why did I not think of this before ?

Regards, Adai

On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 07:50 -0400, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> Adaikalavan Ramasamy wrote:
> > I am not sure if there is an easy way around this. An ugly hack is to
> > make a copy the function "survival:::plot.cox.zph" and make your
> > modified function. But there are others in the list who might know
> > neater solutions.
>
> This hack is uglier (and might not work properly on some devices, but
> you could try):
>
> plot(cox.zph(my.ph),var=1,col.lab="white")
> title(xlab="Year", ylab="Beta for blah blah blah")
>
> Duncan Murdoch
> >
> > Regards, Adai
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 11:10 +0100, Dan Bebber wrote:
> >
> >>Hello,
> >>
> >>plot(cox.zph(my.ph),var=1,xlab="Year")
> >>
> >>gives the error:
> >>Error in plot.default(range(xx), yr, type = "n", xlab
> >>= "Time", ylab = ylab[i], : formal argument "xlab"
> >>matched by multiple actual arguments
> >>
> >>How can I customize the xlab and ylab for plots of
> >>cox.zph?
> >>
> >>Thanks,
> >>Dan Bebber
> >>
> >>Department of Plant Sciences
> >>University of Oxford
> >>UK
> >>
> >>
> >>
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