[R-SIG-Finance] plot.xts/chart_Series, multi.panel and candlesticks

Joshua Ulrich jo@h@m@u|r|ch @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Sep 5 16:16:28 CEST 2021

Hi Mike,

On Sun, Sep 5, 2021 at 8:36 AM Mike <mike9 using posteo.nl> wrote:
> I like to plot two candlesticks charts (e.g. two stocks) stacked in
> the same plot.
> With plot.xts I found some examples
> http://joshuaulrich.github.io/xts/plotting_panels.html
> https://github.com/joshuaulrich/xts/issues/140
> for using the multi.panel option but only for one-column-data. Since
> candlesticks need four columns of data I wonder how to tell plot.xts
> which columns to use for panel 1 and which for panel 2.
> Given two stocks
> getSymbols('AAPL')
> getSymbols('MSFT')
> Would I have to merge them into a new xts or pass them to plot.xts
> separately?
You can use the layout() function to split the plot into multiple
sections. There are more examples on the plotting_panels page you


> Mike
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