[R] Example of the use of the "crt" graphical parameter?

Michael Hannon jmhannon.ucdavis at gmail.com
Mon May 1 23:47:24 CEST 2017

Thanks, Bert.  I *did* mean crt, and I did read (and re-read) the man
page.  What I'm lacking, and the only thing I'm asking for, is a
working example of the use of that parameter.

-- Mike

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 2:08 PM, Bert Gunter <bgunter.4567 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hard to know what you want or did without code.
> But, a guess: did you want the "srt" parameter and not  "crt"?
> Of course, it's always useful to read the man page, in this case for
> ?par, where it says:
> (for crt):  "A numerical value specifying (in degrees) how **single
> characters** should be rotated. It is unwise to expect values other
> than multiples of 90 to work. Compare with srt which does string
> rotation." [note: "string" = several characters = text]
> Cheers,
> Bert
> Bert Gunter
> "The trouble with having an open mind is that people keep coming along
> and sticking things into it."
> -- Opus (aka Berkeley Breathed in his "Bloom County" comic strip )
> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 1:57 PM, Michael Hannon
> <jmhannon.ucdavis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, folks.  This is an issue that we've defined away, but I recently
>> thought it would be useful to rotate characters in some marginal text
>> in a base-R plot.  I made a few stabs on using the "crt" parameter but
>> was unsuccessful.
>> I'm deliberately omitting details of my attempts, as I want just to
>> focus on the following: if you know of any working example of the use
>> of that parameter. will you please send me a link to it?  Thanks.
>> (Note that there are *many* links to Cathode Ray Tubes,)
>> -- Mike
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