Re: [R] move axis label text

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Tue 11 Jul 2006 - 16:21:42 EST

On Mon, 10 Jul 2006, ivo welch wrote:

> dear R wizards: sorry, I am stumped. what is the parameter to just
> move the location of the x-label and y-lable (not the labels on the
> ticks of the x-axis and y-axis)? probably obvious, but not to me
> right now... regards, /iaw

They are all done by par(mgp): ?title does say so.

     'mgp' The margin line (in 'mex' units) for the axis title, axis
          labels and axis line. The default is 'c(3, 1, 0)'.

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