From: P Ehlers <ehlers_at_math.ucalgary.ca>

Date: Fri 30 Dec 2005 - 02:54:32 EST

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> You could do something like this:

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*> # Draw some points
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*> # Do not plot the x axis
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*> plot(rnorm(1000), xaxt = "n")
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*> # Now create the x axis labels, using "\n" for the odd values
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*> # This puts the following even values one line below
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*> x.lab <- paste(seq(0, 1000, 100), c("", "\n"), sep = "")
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*> # Now do the axis, but tickmarks only
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*> axis(1, at = seq(0, 1000, 100), labels = NA)
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*> # Now do the labels
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*> mtext(1, at = seq(0, 1000, 100), text = x.lab, line = 2)
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*> See ?axis, ?paste and ?mtext for more information.
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Date: Fri 30 Dec 2005 - 02:54:32 EST

Marc Schwartz wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 14:49 +0100, Andrej Kastrin wrote:

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>>Dear R users, >> >>is there any simple low-level function that split "single-line" graph >>labels and produce something like (e.g. for x axis): >> >>100 300 500 700... >> 200 400 600 >> >>Cheers, Andrej

> You could do something like this:

Another way is to use the padj argument to axis:

plot(rnorm(1000), xaxt = "n")

axis(1, at = seq(0, 1000, 100), padj = c(0, 1))

Adjust padj to suit your needs; e.g. padj = c(1, -0.2)

Peter Ehlers

> You might also want to look at R FAQ 7.27 on rotating axis labels,

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