[R] oma and sub-title

Thomas Petzoldt thpe at hhbio.wasser.tu-dresden.de
Mon Sep 12 15:44:08 CEST 2005

Thomas Steiner schrieb:
> I want to add an outer subtitle to my 2x3-plot, but it's distance to the
> lowest plots is very high: 6 lines or more?!
> If I choose oma=c(5,0,2,0), it lies out of the plotting region and
> disapprears. Obviously I make something wrong here. Help appreciated,
> Thomas
> x=seq(from=1, to=3.5, length=100)
> par(mfrow = c(2, 3), oma=c(6,0,2,0))
> ## oma=c(5,0,2,0) will not work?!
> plot(x,x^2)
> plot(x,sin(x))
> plot(x,exp(x))
> plot(x,1/x)
> plot(x,log(x))
> plot(x,sin(1/x))
> title(main="My Test", outer=TRUE, sub="my subtitle")

The line parameter may help you, see ?title

title(main="My Test", outer=TRUE, sub="my subtitle", line=0)

HTH Thomas P.

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