[R] Working with quantmod chartSeries and plot.zoo

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 12:30:42 CEST 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 1:21 AM, OTB <olibirgis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a newbie to R and it has been very helpful to use your website.
> Unfortunately I've been struggling with my code now for two days so I wanted
> to ask few questions. I've been trying to create nice graphs to put into a
> pdf sheet but I'm having little problems with all the packages I've been
> using. So what I want to accomplish is create one pdf sheet with three
> graphs and one correlation table. Attached is an example I created which is
> very similar to what I want to do but there are few things I would like to
> change. I'm using chartSeries in quantmod for the graphs and for the table
> I'm using textplot. Few questions:
> 1) Is it possible to remove the date in the upper right corner of the
> graphs?
> 2) Instead of the text Last xxxx (the green series) I would like to get the
> name of the series itself, e.g. Stock 1, is that doable?
> 3) How can I give the axes names, e.g. Return, Date?
> 4) In the Cumulative Difference graph I'm using the addVo() and that
> function gives this nice barPlot. In the other graphs I'm not using addVo()
> just addTA and type='h' and you can see the difference of the bar/histogram
> plots. Is it possible to get the same plot using addTA as in addVo?
> 5) What is the best way to fit the correlation table nicely in the file and
> maybe also set the number of digits?
> I've also been trying to use plot.zoo because it is easier to work with the
> chart but it seems like impossible to get all the graphs into one page in
> pdf similar to the attached file. The graphs always display on separate
> pages. I've tried layout, which works for quantmod, and par(mfrow=), which
> works for regular plots, but neither seem to work for plot.zoo. What is the
> right way to do this?
> http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/file/n4638057/TestGraph.pdf TestGraph.pdf
> I appreciate your help.
> Best,
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