[R] boxplot with diamond shape

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Jan 17 17:07:00 CET 2012

On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:22 AM, csrabak wrote:

> Em 16/1/2012 08:07, David martin escreveu:
>> Hi,
>> I haven't found in R a possibility to draw a boxplot with a diamond
>> shape (means and CI).
> David,
> Perhaps, even prejudicially, as I cannot see any advantage on the  
> diamond shape for displaying just two dimensions, I would recommend  
> you check if plotCI from plotrix package, or even better plotmeans  
> from gplots package which does it more automatically, doesn't  
> suffice for your needs.

Along the same lines of criticizing the premise of changing boxes to  
diamonds, I thought that a violin plot might be more informative. The  
lattice implementation is quite good.


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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