Re: [R] kinship package: drawing pedigree error

From: Neil Shephard <>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 02:36:14 -0800 (PST)

You can also draw pedigrees using the pedtodot() function from the gap package. It does however depend on graphviz (

An article on drawing pedigrees in R is available in Bioinformatics 22(8):1013-1014 (see

There _may_ also be some pedigree drawing functionality in the GeneticsPed package thats part of the RGenetics project (see although at present there are a few unresolved problems with the package and only the SVN version is available.


Iris Kolder wrote:
> Hi
> Im using the kinship package to draw a pedigree. On my data set this works
> fine but when i add indivudals to the pedigree i keep getting an error i
> hope someone can help me!
> This is the code im using:
> Data<-read.table("Tree.txt", header=T, sep=",")
> attach(Data)
> ped<-pedigree(id, dadid, momid, sex, aff)
> par(xpd=T)
> plot.pedigree(ped)

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