[R] spineplot (graphics package): how to control font size?

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Jun 25 00:37:56 CEST 2008

On 24/06/2008 5:21 PM, Paul Shannon wrote:
> I cannot modify the font size of the standard text items for the  
> splineplot function
> found in the standard graphics package.  Here is a tiny example, in  
> which
> I try (but fail) to make the main title large.
>      tbl = read.table ('http://www.ggobi.org/book/data/tips.csv',  
> sep=',', header=T)
>      spineplot (table (tbl$DAY, tbl$SEX), main='TIPS', cex.main=3)
> None of the other 'cex' parameters seem to work either, but cex.main  
> is probably
> a sufficient example.

None of the cex parameters is listed as a parameter on ?spineplot, so 
presumably they just aren't there.  You will have to plot with blank 
titles, and use title(main='TIPS', cex.main=3) in a following call.

Duncan Murdoch

> Any tips for me?  Thanks!
>   - Paul
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