[R] Log scale in histograms
dushoff at eno.princeton.edu
Thu Sep 15 18:02:20 CEST 2005
> Can't find any information about this, but others must want to do it.
> In the example below, the second plot has the desired log scale,
> but the first does not.
> Any help appreciated.
Well, I had to solve this problem myself. I hope that doesn't prove I
should have posted it. I did spend a lot of time on it, both before and
Here is a reasonable-looking histogram based on logged data:
hist(log10(area_Mh), 12, xlab="Area (Mh)", main="", axes=FALSE)
axis(1, labels=formatC(10^(axTicks(1)), digits=3))
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