[R]How to make the plot when x columns are string list?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Sep 1 08:27:56 CEST 2000

Shawn Lee wrote:
> Dear R users:
> I have to plot the data set like the following.
> x <- c("05/27/00","06/03/00","08/22/00",...)
> y <- c(10,20,15,...)
> But plot(x,y,...) do not work!!
> How can i get the proper plot in this kinds of situation.
> Sorry for kinds of simple question!!

You should try the package "date", available at CRAN.

 x <- as.date(c("05/27/2000","06/03/2000","08/22/2000"))
 y <- c(10,20,15)

Uwe Ligges
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