[R] Boxplot names
jfox at mcmaster.ca
Thu Jul 19 17:53:42 CEST 2012
You might try par(las=2) to rotate the tick labels to be perpendicular to the axes.
I hope this helps,
Sen. William McMaster Prof. of Social Statistics
Department of Sociology
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
On Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:58:26 +0200
Jessica Streicher <j.streicher at micromata.de> wrote:
> 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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