[R] segments within a lattice graph

John.Gavin@ubsw.com John.Gavin at ubsw.com
Mon Jan 6 10:10:03 CET 2003


I would like to use the segments command 
within a lattice graph. 
Is this allowed in R in the same way as in SPlus?
If not, what is the alternative?

For example, the following produces vertical
line segments between points in SPlus
but in R the line segments are not shown.
(I want to replicate in R what I see in SPlus.)
What is my mistake?

dat <- data.frame(
aa = runif(10),
bb = runif(10),
cc = runif(10)
dat <- dat[order(dat$aa),]
xyplot(cc ~ aa, data = dat,
 panel = function(x, y, ...)
 { # no line segements and no error is printed.
   segments(dat$aa, dat$bb, dat$aa, dat$cc)
   panel.xyplot(dat$aa, dat$cc, col = 1, pch = 1, type = "b")
   panel.xyplot(dat$aa, dat$bb, col = 2, pch = 2, type = "b")
   # no arrows but errors are printed.
   # arrows(dat$aa, dat$bb, dat$aa, dat$cc)
 }, ylim = range(dat$bb, dat$cc)

SPlus 6.0.5 R4 for MS Windows NT4 SP5
platform i386-pc-mingw32
arch     i386           
os       mingw32        
system   i386, mingw32  
major    1              
minor    6.1            
year     2002           
month    11             
day      01             
language R        



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