[R] draw categorical histogram
rstuff.miles at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 22:51:37 CET 2010
In addition to the barplot method below, you really can use plot() to
draw what it sounds like you are looking for IF you have a categorical
variable. To illustrate, try running the following code:
x=sample(c("Richard", "Minnie", "Albert", "Helen", "Joe", "Kingston"),
See also ?plot.factor
On Dec 1, 2010, at 4:06 PM, Jorge Ivan Velez wrote:
> Hi Phoebe,
> x <- c(12, 33, 56, 67, 15, 66)
> names(x) <- c('Richard','Minnie','Albert','Helen','Joe','Kingston')
> barplot(x, las = 1, space = 0)
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 2:51 PM, phoebe kong <> wrote:
>> Can someone tell me how to draw a histogram for the following
>> Richard Minnie Albert Helen Joe Kingston
>> 12 33 56 67 15 66
>> The summary tell that Richard has occurrence 12, Minnie has
>> occurrence 33,
>> and so on. I would like to view this summary in a histogram.
>> I want the X-axis be the person name (Richard, Minnie, ....), Y-
>> axis be the
>> frequency (12, 33....).
>> How can I make the histogram has 6 bars, each bar was named as
>> Minnie, ... , Kingston?
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