[R] confused about histograms
p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Thu Jul 17 23:41:44 CEST 2003
Sounds like a barplot may provide a more appropriate visualisation; see
Jay Pfaffman wrote:
> I've got a data set with integer codes from 0--3. I'd like a
> histogram with a single bar for 0, 1, 2 and 3. I'd like each of the 4
> bars centered over a label.
> hist(mydata, breaks=4, main="Simulation")
> gives me three bars. The best I've been able to do is do something
> print(hist((wexp), breaks=25, main="Simulation"))
> This gives me something close to what I want, but seems like a silly
> way to do it. I'm about to give up and have someone do it in Excel
> (which peeves me to no end).
> To further complicate matters, one data set has no items in the zero
> cell. I'd like that graph to look like the others (using my stupid
> hack above it has bars that are a different width).
Dr Paul Murrell
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The University of Auckland
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paul at stat.auckland.ac.nz
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