[R] Line plots in base graphics

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 21:58:49 CEST 2011

Hadley Wickham <hadley <at> rice.edu> writes:

> Am I missing something obvious on how to draw multi-line plots in
> base graphics?
> In ggplot2, I can do:
data(Oxboys, package = "nlme")
qplot(age, height, data = Oxboys, geom = "line", group = Subject)
> But in base graphics, the best I can come up with is this:
with(Oxboys, plot(age, height, type = "n"))
lapply(split(Oxboys[c("age", "height")], Oxboys$Subject), lines)

[quoting removed to fool gmane] 
> Am I missing something obvious?

 reshape to wide format and matplot()?

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