Re: [R] Boxplot width

From: Antje <niederlein-rstat_at_yahoo.de>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 10:52:38 +0200

Thanks a lot! That's exactly what I was looking for. I still don't have a clue what this "width" is then used for (just for curiosity, if anybody has a short example for me to understand when this is used, let me know...)

Ciao,
Antje

Uwe Ligges schrieb:

> Folks,
> 
> ?bxp tells you that "width" is about *relative* widths, hence useless.
> But it also includes a description of "boxwex" which is the right one to 
> use here:
> 
> boxplot(l, at=c(length(d1), length(d2)), xlim=c(0,200), boxwex=20)
> 
> 
> Uwe Ligges
> 
> 
> Antje wrote:

>> Hi Bert,
>>
>> this is the code I already wrote in my first mail:
>>
>> d1 <- rnorm(100)
>> d2 <- rnorm(150)
>>
>> l <- list(d1,d2)
>> boxplot(l, at=c(length(d1), length(d2)), xlim=c(0,200) )
>>
>> Just execute it an see how the boxplots look like.
>>
>> I simply don't know how to change the width.
>>
>> Compare with:
>> boxplot(l, at=c(length(d1), length(d2)), xlim=c(0,200),
>> width=c(2.0,2.0) )
>>
>> or
>>
>> boxplot(l, at=c(length(d1), length(d2)), xlim=c(0,200), width=c(50,50) )
>>
>> nothing changes. So I'm doing something wrong...
>>
>> (Jorges answer in no solution at all to this problem... or I miss
>> something very important...)
>>
>>
>> Antje
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Bert Gunter schrieb:
>>> Have you checked ?bxp where it tells you that width must be a
>>> **vector** of
>>> relative widths?
>>>
>>> It would help if you told us **exactly** what you did in the form of
>>> reproducible code as the posting guide requests (see bottom of this
>>> message).
>>>
>>> -- Bert Gunter
>>> Genentech
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
>>> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On
>>> Behalf Of Antje
>>> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008 8:52 AM
>>> To: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
>>> Subject: [R] Boxplot width
>>>
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>> assume that you have data with different sampling like
>>>
>>> d1 <- rnorm(100)
>>> d2 <- rnorm(150)
>>>
>>> now, I'd like to create two boxplots in one graph but each plot
>>> located at
>>> the sampling number at the x-axis. This, I can do with "at"
>>>
>>> l <- list(d1,d2)
>>> boxplot(l, at=c(length(d1), length(d2)), xlim=c(0,200) )
>>>
>>> but both plots are very thin and I'd like to increase the width of
>>> the plot.
>>> I tried "width" but probably I do it wrong.
>>>
>>> Can anybody help me?
>>>
>>> Antje
>>>
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