This function serves as an alternative to the R function 'extendrange', when user wishes to conserve a point of symmetricity for the range. For example, this might be desired when the plot should be symmetric around the origin x=0, but that the sides need to extend beyond the actual range of values.

1 | ```
extendsymrange(x, r = range(x, na.rm = T), f = 0.05, sym = 0)
``` |

`x` |
Vector of values to compute the range for |

`r` |
The range of values |

`f` |
The factor by which the range is extended beyond the extremes |

`sym` |
The defined point of symmetricity |

A vector of 2 values for the lower and higher limit of the symmetric extended range

Teemu Daniel Laajala <teelaa@utu.fi>

1 2 3 4 | ```
set.seed(1)
ex <- rnorm(10)+2
hist(ex, xlim=extendsymrange(ex, sym=0), breaks=100)
``` |

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