[Rd] weird breaks in hist (PR#2431)
Wed Jan 8 16:28:05 2003
On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Reinhold Koch wrote:
> Thanks for the details of this feature,
> I wanted all values been treated equally. I now achieved this through
> hist(1:4, br=0:4,include.lowest=F)
> > > hist(1:4)
> > >
> > > always merges up the first two columns,
> > Why is that wierd? You requested three bins and that's what you got.
> > (If you didn't know you had done that, please read the help page.)
> In the help pages I could not find this; the default bin number
> algorithm nclass.Sturges gives for 1:3 3 bins as a result, but hist(1:3)
> draws 4.
In the last three cases the number is a suggestion only.
so what about that sentence do you fail to comprehend?
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