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 123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110 \name{plot-methods} \title{Plot Methods} \alias{plot,timeDate-method} \alias{points,timeDate-method} \alias{lines,timeDate-method} \alias{abline,ANY,ANY,ANY,timeDate-method} \alias{axis.timeDate} \alias{pretty.timeDate} \description{ Plot methods for \code{timeDate} objects. } \usage{ \S4method{plot}{timeDate}(x, y, \dots) \S4method{lines}{timeDate}(x, y, \dots) \S4method{points}{timeDate}(x, y, \dots) axis.timeDate(side, x, at, format = NULL, labels = TRUE, \dots) \method{pretty}{timeDate}(x, n=5, min.n=n\%/\%3, shrink.sml=0.75, high.u.bias=1.5, u5.bias=0.5+1.5*high.u.bias, eps.correct=0, \dots) } \arguments{ \item{x, y, at}{ an object of class \code{timeDate}. } \item{side}{ an integer specifying which side of the plot the axis is to be drawn on. The axis is placed as follows: 1=below, 2=left, 3=above and 4=right. } \item{format}{ a POSIX format string, e.g. "\%Y-\%m-\%d". } \item{labels}{ either a logical value specifying whether annotations are to be made at the tickmarks, or a vector of character strings to be placed at the tickpoints. } \item{n}{ an integer giving the desired number of intervals. } \item{min.n}{ a nonnegative integer giving the minimal number of intervals. } \item{shrink.sml}{ a positive numeric by a which a default scale is shrunk in the case when range(x) is very small. } \item{high.u.bias}{ a non-negative numeric, typically > 1. Larger high.u.bias values favor larger units. } \item{u5.bias}{ a non-negative numeric multiplier favoring factor 5 over 2. } \item{eps.correct}{ an integer code, one of {0,1,2}. If non-0, a correction is made at the boundaries. } \item{\dots}{ arguments passed to other methods. } } \value{ returns a summary report of the details of a \code{timeDate} object. This includes the starting and end date, the number of dates the format and the financial center in use. } \note{ These S3 methods will become S4 methods in the future. } \examples{ ## timeCalendar - x <- timeCalendar() y <- rnorm(12) ## Plotting : plot(x, y, type = "l") points(x, y, pch = 19, col = "red") plot(x, y, type = "l", xaxt = "n") axis.timeDate(1, at = x[c(1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)], format = "\%b") axis.timeDate(1, at = x[12], format = "\%Y") } \keyword{hplot} \keyword{chron}