[R] change confidence interval line length in barplot2 (plotrix package)
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Jan 22 21:24:25 CET 2013
On Jan 22, 2013, at 10:28 AM, Martin Batholdy wrote:
> is there any way to change the width of the horizontal line of confidence intervals
> in the barplot2 function in the plotrix package (independent of the width of the bars)?
> example code:
> # Example with confidence intervals and grid
> hh <- t(VADeaths)[, 1]
> mybarcol <- "gray20"
> ci.l <- hh * 0.85
> ci.u <- hh * 1.15
> mp <- barplot2(hh, beside = TRUE,
> col = c("lightblue", "mistyrose",
> "lightcyan", "lavender"),
> legend = colnames(VADeaths), ylim = c(0, 20),
> main = "Death Rates in Virginia", font.main = 4,
> sub = "Faked 95 percent error bars", col.sub = mybarcol,
> cex.names = 1.5, plot.ci = TRUE, ci.l = ci.l, ci.u = ci.u)
When I did an sos::findFn("barplot2") search to locate the "real" `barplot2` O alos noted in the same package (gplots) a function named `ooplot`. It calls itself an extenstion of barplot2 and has a ci.lwd argument. Might save you the time of doing what I thought might be needed, hacking te code.
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