[R] Month name in English, not R running language
kridox at ymail.com
Tue Jan 15 07:41:55 CET 2013
Le 15/01/2013 15:28, Marc Girondot a écrit :
> When ploting a timeseries, the months are shown with abbreviation in the
> current language of the system.
> For example,
> x <- seq(from=as.Date("2000-04-01"), length.out=100, by=1)
> y <- rnorm(length(x), 5,2)
> plot(x, y)
> Show for me "avi mai jui jul" as I use R with French language localization.
> I see in the Windows FAQ how to completely change the language of R, but
> I search rather a way to change it for just the next command (also I run
> R in MacOS !).
> The solution will be to make myself the axis... except if someone has
> the trick to do it more easily.
> To generate the axis myself, it is not so simply to get one tick by
> month. I try
> axTicks(1) but it gives 5 ticks rather than 4
> > as.Date(axTicks(1), "1970-01-01")
>  "2000-04-13" "2000-05-03" "2000-05-23" "2000-06-12" "2000-07-02"
> Is not what I expected. Plot with date object seems to use a special way
> to generate ticks.
> Thanks a lot
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