[R] Months in alphabetical order rather than chronological order in graph

Don McKenzie dmck at u.washington.edu
Fri Jan 28 23:07:48 CET 2011


You need to give us more information if you want good advice.  For example, what sort of plot are you trying to make?
A barplot?   A time series?

A reproducible example is always best.  Please see the R-news posting guide for hints on a successful query.

On Jan 28, 2011, at 1:53 PM, Kurt_Helf at nps.gov wrote:

> Greetings
>     Though I have months in chronological order in my data table, the data
> were sampled every other month (i.e., February, April, June, August,
> October, December), every time I try to plot them (on the x-axis) they are
> plotted in alphabetical order.  What am I missing?
> Cheers
> Kurt
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