rotating axis labels in R

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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?

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You should use las, which indicates the orientation of the labels and any other text used on the plot. It will be set to 0 by default, which means the labels will always be parallel to the axis. You can change it to the following options.



0 = always parallel to the axis


1 = always horizontal


2 = always perpendicular to the axis


3 = always vertical



Here is an example that shows the labels in a horizontal style.



require(grDevices)


TableData <- table(Ni <- stats::rpois(50, lambda=2))


BarChart <- barplot(TableData, col=10, las=1)


 

 
 

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