# Re: [R] use different symbols for frequency in a plot

From: Chuck Cleland <ccleland_at_optonline.net>
Date: Tue 09 Aug 2005 - 05:17:44 EST

You might consider one of these approaches instead:

plot(jitter(x), jitter(y))

or

pdf(file="c:/AlphaExample.pdf", version = "1.4")

plot(x, y, col = rgb(1, 0, 0, .2), pch = 16)

dev.off()

Kerry Bush wrote:
> suppose I have the following data
>
> x<-c(rep(.1,5),rep(.2,6),rep(.4,10),rep(.5,20))
> y<-c(rep(.5,3),rep(.6,8),rep(1.2,8),rep(2.5,18),rep(3,4))
>
> If I plot(x,y) in R, I will only get seven distinct
> points. What I want to do is to use different symbols
> to show the frequency at each point.
>
> e.g. if the frequncey is between 1 and 5, then I plot
> the point as a circle; if the frequency is between 6
> and 10, then I plot the point as a square; if the
> frequency is above 10, then I plot the point as a
> triangle.
>
> I am not sure how to do this in R. Can anybody help me?
>
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