Re: [R] X-axis labels in histograms drawn by the "truehist" function

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 29 Sep 2006 - 20:11:08 GMT

Try this:

f <- function(x,xlab) truehist(x, xlab = xlab) mapply(f, as.data.frame(X), colnames(X))

On 9/29/06, Ravi Varadhan <rvaradhan@jhmi.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
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> I have a simple problem that I would appreciate getting some tips. I am
> using the "truehist" function within an "apply" call to plot multiple
> histograms. I can't figure out how to get truehist to use the column names
> of the matrix as the labels for the x-axis of the histograms.
>
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> Here is a simple example:
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> X <- matrix(runif(4000),ncol=4)
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> colnames(X) <- c("X1","X2","X3","X4")
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> par(mfrow=c(2,2))
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> apply(X, 2, function(x)truehist(x))
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> In this example, I would like the x-labels of the histograms to be "X1",
> "X2", etc.
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> Any help is appreciated.
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> Best,
>
> Ravi.
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