[R-meta] metafor package forest plot query

Gerta Ruecker ruecker @end|ng |rom |mb|@un|-|re|burg@de
Mon Mar 4 18:25:33 CET 2019

Or try function forest() of R package meta which is very flexible (and 
also does meta-analysis).



Am 04.03.2019 um 17:55 schrieb Michael Dewey:
> Dear Martin
> I am not sure how to do all this in metafor but you might explore the 
> forestplot package (from CRA) which is dedicated to providing 
> customisable forest plots.
> Michael
> On 04/03/2019 16:25, Martin Brown wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a small question on forest plots in metafor that hopefully you 
>> will be able to help with.
>> The col option in forest seems to only change the colour of the 
>> overall meta-analysis polygon and nothing else.
>> The main thing I would like to do is change the colour of the points 
>> and confidence interval lines too but can't work out how to do it.
>> I tried doing it using the par function instead but ended up changing 
>> the colour of many other things that I didn't want to (like the slab 
>> text but the confidence interval lines still stayed black).
>> I am finding difficult to work out how to change the colour of 
>> different parts of the forest plot individually.
>> If you could point me in the right direction, that would be brilliant.
>> Thanks!
>> Martin
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