Zach Zach - 1 month ago 7
R Question

rotating axis labels in R

In R, how do I make a (bar)plot's y axis labels parallel to the X axis instead of parallel to the Y axis?

Answer

Not sure if this is what you mean, but try setting las=1. Here's an example:

require(grDevices)
tN <- table(Ni <- stats::rpois(100, lambda=5))
r <- barplot(tN, col=rainbow(20), las=1)

output

That represents the style of axis labels. (0=parallel, 1=all horizontal, 2=all perpendicular to axis, 3=all vertical)

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