Re: [R] plot each column of a matrix or dataframe versus x in a singleplot

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.be>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:12:52 +0100

you could use the function matplot(), e.g.,

x <- 1:20
vals <- 2 + rep(1:5, each = 20) * rep(x, 5) + rnorm(100) dim(vals) <- c(20, 5)

matplot(x, vals, type = "l", lty = 1)

I hope it helps.

Best,
Dimitris



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> How do a plot several columns of a matrix at once in a single plot
> versus a single x-variable?
>
> The default plot.matrix or plot.dataframe commands plot each column
> versus each other column in several sub-plots. I want to plot each
> column versus a single other vector (x) as several lines or points
> in
> one plot.
>
> I can do it by hand: get the range of all variables (i.e. columns of
> the matrix or dataframe), initiate an empty plot command, loop
> through
> all the columns and issue a lines or points command.
> I guess there is a predefined sophisticated function for that,
> however, I was not able to find it.
>
> Does someone know where I find such a function?
>
> Best regards
> tomaschwutz
>
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