[R] What do the colours of the scatterplot3d actually show?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Apr 20 19:43:01 CEST 2014

On 20.04.2014 17:51, mfbx9jhy wrote:
> Hello,
> Please could anyone tell me the significance of the graded red-black color
> when using scatterplot3d?
> At first I thought it was just going from the very 'near' to the back of the
> chart area, but as you can see from the pictures some of the points in the
> back are bright red. The description from ?scatterplot mentions that
> hightlight3d "points will be drawn in different colors related to y
> coordinates"... but as you can tell from the plot is isn't true either; with
> come short points being black as well as red...
> <http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/file/n4689148/Rplot.png>
> any help would be fantastic, I'm very very new to R

All points in bright red appear to be within [0,5] on the "elong" 
labelled  axis. If you find a point that is not, please tell me which 
one and send me the data and the code so that I could check what happens.

Uwe Ligges

> Cheers,
> Jo
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