Re: [R] not plotting when non-existent

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Wed 13 Apr 2005 - 01:14:28 EST

Luis Ridao Cruz wrote on 4/12/2005 10:08 AM:
> R-help,
>
> I'm trying to plot the following:
>
> year lgd
> 1 1986 136.97479
> 2 1987 69.10377
> 3 1988 67.66744
> 4 1989 71.60316
> 5 1990 62.06897
> 6 1992 6.25000
> 7 1993 27.72021
> 8 1995 23.83648
> 9 1996 10.29412
> 10 1997 95.67487
> 11 1998 82.09367
> 12 1999 56.60401
> 13 2000 29.80864
> 14 2001 23.77535
> 15 2002 48.30378
> 16 2003 83.47571
> 17 2004 74.58711
>
> There are 2 missing years 1991 and 1994.
> Is it possible to plot this simple data set so that there is not "line"
> connection between
> 1990-1992 and 1993-1995?
>
> I currently use 'plot(...., type = "o", pch = 16)'
>
> I could as well plot 'pieces' of the vectors with "lines" but I was
> wondering wether there is a simple function to achieve this.
>
> I run on Windows XP
>
>

>>version

>
> _
> platform i386-pc-mingw32
> arch i386
> os mingw32
> system i386, mingw32
> status
> major 2
> minor 0.1
> year 2004
> month 11
> day 15
> language R
>
> Thank you in advance
>

Luis,

Place an NA for 1991 and 1994.

missingData <- data.frame(year = c(1991, 1994), lgd = rep(NA, 2)) newData <- rbind(oldData, missingData)
newData <- newData[order(newData$year), ] plot(lgd ~ year, newData, type = "o")

HTH, --sundar



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