Re: [R] custom tick labels on image

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 07 Jul 2006 - 02:50:29 EST

On Thu, 6 Jul 2006, Pieter Provoost wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to visualise a matrix using image(), and I would like to add
> the row and column names as tick labels. I tried adding an axis, but the
> problem is that this axis goes from 0 to 1 which results in labels being
> added starting at the far right end of the axis.
>
> image(t(data), col = terrain.colors(20), axes=FALSE)
> axis(3, at = 1:length(colnames(data)), labels=colnames(data))
>
> How can I do this better?

It is probably easiest to supply x and y when calling image, as in the final example on the help page. (And BTW, ncol() gives the number of columns more readily than length(colnames()).)

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