[R] R question for Stata users

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Sun Apr 20 01:09:50 CEST 2008

Dear Joe,

See ?jitter. 

apropos("jitter") or help.search("jitter") would have helped you to
discover this.


On Sat, 19 Apr 2008 19:00:23 -0400
 Joe Trubisz <jtrubisz at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi...
> In Stata, there is the ability to display scatter plots with data  
> points at the same (x,y)
> location, using the 'jitter' command of the twoway scatter stata  
> command.
> Anyone know of a way that I can do the equivalent thing in R?
> For non-Stata readers, if jitter is enabled in stata, and n-points  
> would be at
> the same (x,y) location, the points are offset a bit (according to  
> the jitter parameter)
> and you see all the points, though slightly offset from the original
> location.
> Thanks,
> Joe
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John Fox, Professor
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McMaster University
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