Re: [R] interactive rotatable 3d scatterplot

From: Richard Rowe <>
Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 11:13:59 +1000

Hi Mark,

Try using ggobi via Rggobi. ggobi is aimed at higher dimension multivariate data but it does a very useful service in 3-D projections, do a manually controlled tour ... I've used this to tweak PCA results and find fine structure,


Mark Kimpel wrote:
> I would like to create a 3d scatterplot that is interactive in the sense
> that I can spin it on its axes to better visualize some PCA results I have.
> What are the options in R? I've looked at RGL and perhaps it will suffice
> but it wasn't apparent from the documentation I found.
> Any demo scripts available for a package that will work?
> Mark

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