[R] Graphical Parameters

Julian Burgos jmburgos at u.washington.edu
Fri Jul 20 18:19:42 CEST 2007

Hi Amna,

To have more control on the grid of your plot use the grid function.  
Remove the tck argument from your plot call and add, as following:

plot(Year,Dir,ylab="Annual Maximum Daily Rainfall 

See ?grid to see how to customize the grid lines.


amna khan wrote:
> Hi Sir
> There is a difficulty in creating a comprehensive graph.
> Suppose I have a time series from 1967 to 2006. I have used the 
> following R
> code for creating a graph.
>> plot(Year,Dir,ylab="Annual Maximum Daily Rainfall (mm)",cex.lab=1.3
> ,type="o",lab=c(20,20,25),mgp=c(2.5,1,0),tck=1)
> The graph is attached with this email.
> Sir I want the grid lines as dashed lines. Second thing to be asked is 
> that
> the grid lines should make squared blocks not rectangles. Moreover the
> boundries are not in good format.
> Sir I request you to please guide in this regards.
> Thank You.
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