Re: [R] Boxplot Help for Neophyte

From: Nolwenn LeMeur <nlemeur_at_fhcrc.org>
Date: Tue 21 Feb 2006 - 07:43:54 EST

Hi Alex,
how about,

myData<-data.frame("myData1"=myData1,"myData2"=myData2,"myData3"=myData3) boxplot(myData)

Nolwenn



Nolwenn Le Meur, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Computational Biology
1100 Fairview Ave. N., M2-B876
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, WA 98109-1024

On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, Alex Park wrote:

> R helpers
>
> I am getting to grips with R but came across a small problem today that I
> could not fix by myself.
>
> I have 3 text files, each with a single column of data. I read them in
> using:
>
> myData1<-scan("C:/Program Files/R/myData1.txt")
> myData2<-scan("C:/Program Files/R/myData2.txt")
> myData3<-scan("C:/Program Files/R/myData3.txt")
>
> I wanted to produce a chart with 3 boxplots of the data and used:
>
> boxplot(myData1, myData2, myData3)
>
> This worked fine so I consulted R [help(bxp)] to add some format and labels
> e.g. title= , xlab =, ylab= , notch=TRUE etc. I managed to figure that ok.
>
> However, I could not figure out how to get the labels myData1, myData2, and
> myData3 on the boxplot x-axis to denote which box was which (though I knew
> by looking). Can anybody help with this?
>
> I trawled through my downloaded R pdfs but could not find a way.
>
> Regards
>
>
> Alex Park
>
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