[R] Basic plot density question

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Jun 18 17:09:56 CEST 2014

Try reading the docs!


... and note the xllim and ylim arguments.

Have you read "An Introduction to R" or some other R tutorial. If not,
you should do so before posting further.


Bert Gunter
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
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is certainly not wisdom."
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On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 7:48 AM, Brian Smith <bsmith030465 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted to plot two different density profiles. My code looks like:
> x1 <- rnorm(100,mean=0,sd=1)
> x2 <- rnorm(100,mean=1,sd=1)
> plot(density(x1),xlab="",col="red",main="")
> par(new=T)
> plot(density(x2),xlab="",col="blue",main="")
> However, the x-axis values don't match up for the two plots. Is there a way
> I can fix the axis so that the two plots are comparable? Similarly for the
> y-axis...
> thanks!
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