box {graphics}R Documentation

Draw a Box around a Plot


This function draws a box around the current plot in the given color and linetype. The bty parameter determines the type of box drawn. See par for details.


box(which = "plot", lty = "solid", ...)


which character, one of "plot", "figure", "inner" and "outer".
lty line type of the box.
... further graphical parameters, such as bty, col, or lwd, see par.


Becker, R. A., Chambers, J. M. and Wilks, A. R. (1988) The New S Language. Wadsworth & Brooks/Cole.

See Also

rect for drawing of arbitrary rectangles.


plot(1:7,abs(rnorm(7)), type='h', axes = FALSE)
axis(1, labels = letters[1:7])
box(lty='1373', col = 'red')

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