Re: [R] rotating axis / mtext labels

From: Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz_at_mn.rr.com>
Date: Thu 09 Feb 2006 - 00:18:57 EST

On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 10:33 +0000, 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.
>
> Iain

See R FAQ 7.27 How can I create rotated axis labels:

http://cran.r-project.org/doc/FAQ/R-FAQ.html#How-can-I-create-rotated-axis-labels_003f

HTH, Marc Schwartz



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