Re: [R] suppress tick labels

From: Marc Schwartz (via MN) <mschwartz_at_mn.rr.com>
Date: Fri 02 Dec 2005 - 05:40:44 EST

On Thu, 2005-12-01 at 18:33 +0000, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Marc Schwartz (via MN) wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 2005-12-01 at 10:19 -0600, Paul Roebuck wrote:
> >> On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Sebastian Leuzinger wrote:
> >>
> >>> is R able to suppress tick labels (not tick marks)? i
> >>> know there is a way around this with axes=F and then
> >>> draw new axes, but it would be easier to suppress them
> >>> in the first place.
> >>
> >> Something wrong with setting them to null string?
> >>
> >>> plot(rnorm(20), xlab="", ylab="")
> >
> > That's not what Sebastian requires.
> >
> > He would like the axis tick marks to be drawn, but without values at the
> > tickmark locations, as opposed to the axis labels.
> >
> > There is not a direct way, but a possible workaround:
> >
> > plot(rnorm(20), col.axis = "white")
> >
> > This sets the tick mark label color to be the same as the background,
> > thus unseen.
>
> However, if you use col.axis="transparent" or NA, if does directly
> suppress drawing the labels.

Prof. Ripley,

Thanks for point that out, as I note Sundar did as well. I had forgotten about using 'transparent'.

Thanks,

Marc



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