[R] plotting box plots on same x
BJ
erithid at bellsouth.net
Fri May 27 17:01:39 CEST 2005
Does it matter what they are? they are just names. The six box plots are
from the array I created with columns. I forgot to add teh dim
statement, my mistake. But I thought it was obvious that i was using a
matrix from the data frame call and the assignments I provided. My
question was simply about setting the x axis so that it stopped after
x=3, even though I had 6 plots. For teh record, before I get jumped on
for the statistics, I am just using a 3 x 6 matrix to test the code
before applying it to actual data. Also, I was not being scarcastic. I
have recieved a lot of help from this mailing list. The R documentation
is hard to hunt down and not complete. Without the help of actual people
I would be dead in the water. I am sorry for any hostility that I have
incurred. ~Erithid
Uwe Ligges wrote:
> BJ wrote:
>
>> I am trying to construct a graph of 6 box plots of blood pressures. I
>> want them to be on a single set of axis and I want the SBP to be
>> ontop of the DBP. I have an array bp with the data in it and I tried
>
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> Folks, please invest 1 minute of time to rethink whether other people
> will understand your question!
>
> What is "SBP", "DBP", and where are the "6" boxplots from?
>
>> a[1,]<-c(145,60,147,62,140,57)
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> "a" must already be defined here, or we cannot replace a column!
>
>> a[2,]<-c(160,75,160,74,160,70)
>> a[3,]<-c(140,55,140,65,142,55)
>> boxplot(data.frame(a), main = "Blood Pressures", at=c(1,1,2,2,3,3),
>> names=c("sit","","lie","","stand",""))
>>
>> which is close to what I want, but it gives me a bunch of empty space
>> at the end. is there a better way to do this to avoid this?
>
>
> Well, the first point is that you should write questions that you
> would understand yourself. In a next step you might find someone who
> is able to answer it ....
>
>> As always, Thank You. ~Erithid
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>
> "As always"? Does not sound very enthusiastic ...
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>
> Uwe Ligges
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