Re: [R] rotating axis / mtext labels

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Wed 08 Feb 2006 - 23:17:28 EST

Iain Gallagher wrote:

> Hello list.
>
> Is it possible to use par(srt=45) to rotate text by 45 degrees along the
> x-axis of a plot. Using:
>
> <code>
>
> x_names<-c("C57 Nv", "C57 Vacc", "129 Nv", "129 Vacc", "IFNgR Nv", "IFNgR Vacc")
> par(srt=45)
> mtext(font=2, x_names, side=1, line=1, at=l, cex=1.2)
> par(srt=0)
>
> </code>
>
> doesn't seem to work in R 2.2.0 on SUSE linux.
>
> Suggestions would be appreciated thanks.

mtext does not support string rotation. You can rather use text() with par(xpd=TRUE) if you need it.

Uwe Ligges

> Iain
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