[R] Point labels

Jonathan Baron baron at cattell.psych.upenn.edu
Wed May 22 01:14:30 CEST 2002

On 05/21/02 18:32, Daniel Mastropietro wrote:
>Is there an option I can easily set to put labels next to the points in a 
>simple plot?
>The closest I got to it was to use the option pch, but this replaces the 
>point symbol with the character specified, and it is not what I want.

See text().  You might have to add a constant to have the text
_next to_ the symbols.  If you want to _replace_ the symbols, you
can use type="n" in plot(), then use text() in the next command.
Here is an example of the latter that I found in one of my own


Here "cases" is a vector with the names I want plotted.

Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
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