[R] plotting primatives, ellipses, dots, radial coordinates etc.

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sat Jan 25 20:09:35 CET 2003

Rex_Bryan at urscorp.com wrote:
> Is there a library in R that defines plotting primatives such as drawing an
> ellipse, drawing a colored dot, or drawing a line with a radius and angle?
> More complex figures would be cool too like defining a color-filled polygon
> as an object an placing it at any arbitrary position (x,y,scalex, scaled and
> rotated).

- See the *package* ellipse

- Hint: Ihaka & Gentleman (1996): "R: A Language for Data Analysis and 
_*Graphics*_", JCGS 5 (3), 299-314.
This tells us implicitly: Look in R itself for some plotting mechanisms. 
See ?points, ?polygon, etc.

Uwe Ligges

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