Re: [R] using boxplot.stats

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 17:43:43 -0400

On 06/05/2007 5:36 PM, Hugo M.Fernandez Bellon wrote:
> Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> escribió:
>

>> See ?boxplot.stats.  It can't handle a formula argument, it wants a 
>> numeric vector.

>
> Thanks, had read it three times ... I'll try to use my brain next time!
>
>
> So that sparks another question: if boxplot.stats cannot handle formulas, how does it provide the data to boxplot?
> (or else ... where can I read that up?)

I suspect you've got it backwards (though I haven't looked): boxplot() would provide the data to boxplot.stats(), and then look at the returned value.

Duncan Murdoch



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