From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>

Date: Tue 11 Jul 2006 - 03:00:38 EST

R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list

https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html Received on Tue Jul 11 03:06:01 2006

Date: Tue 11 Jul 2006 - 03:00:38 EST

On 7/10/2006 12:43 PM, hulubu@gmx.de wrote:

*> Hi,
**>
*

> I'm drawing a very simple plot with both axes logarithmic (default base 10).

*> Example:
**> vec=c(1,10,100,1000,10000,100000,1000000,10000000)
**> plot(vec,vec,log="xy")
**>
**> The axes on the plot now show the technical notation like 1E+3 but I would prefer to have it the notation 10 ^3 i.e. with the exponent here 3 superscript (raised).
**> Any help very much appreciated!
*

You can use the plotmath functions for axis labels. For example,

> vec=c(1,10,100,1000,10000,100000,1000000,10000000) > plot(vec,vec,log="xy", axes=F) > axis(1, at=10^c(0,2,4,6), labels=expression(1, 10^2, 10^4, 10^6)) > axis(2, at=10^c(0,2,4,6), labels=expression(1, 10^2, 10^4, 10^6)) > box()

Duncan Murdoch

R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list

https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html Received on Tue Jul 11 03:06:01 2006

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by
the discipline of
statistics at the
University of Newcastle,
Australia.

Archive generated by hypermail 2.1.8, at Tue 11 Jul 2006 - 04:16:24 EST.

*
Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help.
Please read the posting
guide before posting to the list.
*