[R] shifting ticks to left or right

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Oct 1 18:38:04 CEST 2008

Schreiber, Stefan wrote:
> Hey list,
> Does anybody knows a command to centre the tick mark labels exactly
> between the tick points (right shift)?
> And then to exclude the last tick label on  the right?
> I know one can shift them using the 'hadj' option in par. But I am
> wondering if there is a more convenient command!
> Thanks a lot!!
> Stefan
Hmm, are you solving the right problem there? Sounds like it would be 
easier to do TWO axes,  one with no labels and another with no tickmarks:

plot(z,sin(z),xaxt="n", xlim=c(0,10))
axis(1,at=z, labels=letters[1:10], tick=F)
axis(1,at=0:10, labels=F)

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