[R] Boxplot names

Jessica Streicher j.streicher at micromata.de
Thu Jul 19 16:58:26 CEST 2012

Copied the wrong lines, sry

l<-rep(list(1:5),20); boxplot(l,names=sample(1:20,20))

of course.

thanks for the answer

On 19.07.2012, at 16:17, Peter Ehlers wrote:

> On 2012-07-19 06:58, Jessica Streicher wrote:
>> When i make Boxplots with a lot of boxes, the names of them get only written down every second "column".
>> Since they aren't in any way ordered, you don't see anymore to what they belong.
>> example:
>> l<-rep(list(1:5),20); boxplot(l,names=sample(20,1:20))
>> Is there a way to show them all, or do i have to split the plots?
> [Actually, your example is not reproducible without error - see
> ?sample.]
> Two solutions:
> 1. use the cex.axis argument to reduce the label size.
> 2. check out the staxlab() function in the plotrix package.
> Peter Ehlers

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