From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>

Date: Tue 18 Oct 2005 - 14:35:26 EST

Date: Tue 18 Oct 2005 - 14:35:26 EST

xpRt.wannabe wrote:

> Dear List,

*>
**> I have a two-part question related to bpplot(), a box-percentile plot
**> function in the Hmisc package.
**>
**> Take the example given in the Help for bpplot(), for instance.
**>
**> (1) How does one set but not draw the y-axis? What I did was,
**> bpplot(... , yaxt="n"), but that apparently does not work (though it
**> works for boxplot()).
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Try doing par(yaxt="n") before bpplot.

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> (2) How does one display the mean value of each variable inside each

*> respective box-percentile box? The following is what I did but to no
**> avail:
**>
**>
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>>bpplot(x1, x2, x3) >>points(1:1, mean(x1), pch = "1") >>points(1:1, mean(x2), pch = "2") >>points(1:1, mean(x3), pch = "3")

w <- bpplot(x1, x2, x3)

points(w[1],mean(x1))

points(w[2],mean(x2))

etc.

Better may be to use bwplot(..., panel=panel.bpplot) which shows the mean automatically with a dot. By default it doesn't show all the percentiles.

Frank

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> Your help is much appreciated.

*>
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**> year 2005
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-- Frank E Harrell Jr Professor and Chair School of Medicine Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University ______________________________________________ R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.htmlReceived on Tue Oct 18 14:36:58 2005

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