[R] number format in plots

Jarek Jasiewicz jarekj at amu.edu.pl
Fri Oct 10 20:02:42 CEST 2008

Thanks, really it is difficult to find solution

Peter Dalgaard pisze:
> Jarek Jasiewicz wrote:
>> Hi
>> It is probably simple but how to force in plot command number format:
>> 20000, 30000, 40000 etc. instead of 2e+04, 3e+04 etc.
> Not all that simple! It's one of those cases where you need to regain 
> some control that you normally leave to the automatics.  What you can 
> do is to use one of format(), formatC(), sprintf(),  to get the 
> values  into the format you want, xaxt="n" to get rid of the default x 
> axis and then axis(1, at=value, labels=fvalue).
>> example of command:
>> plot(x=data$along, y=data$rzedna,type="l", xlim=c(0,max(data$along)), 
>> ylim=c(200,1200), main="", xlab="length", ylab="height", cex.main=2, 
>> cex.lab=1.5, cex.axis=1.2, lwd=2)
>> thanks
>> Jarek
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