Re: [R] issue with plot (type="h")

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 01:11:41 EST

Gasper Cankar wrote:
> Hello everyone.
>
> For reasons too long to explain I wanted to do plots similar to histograms with plot(type="h").
> I ran into a problem - if I set line width too high, histogram isn't accurate anymore.
>
> For example:
>
> par(lend=2)
> plot(c(2,4,3,2),ylim=c(0,5), type="h")
> abline(h=3)
>
> Column 3 appears just as high as it should. But if I do
>
> par(lend=2)
> plot(c(2,4,3,2),ylim=c(0,5), type="h",lwd=100)
> abline(h=3)
>
> then columns become too high. Can I correct the problem or is there another way to display my data correctly?
>

Try ?barplot instead:

bp <- barplot(c(2, 4, 3, 2), ylim = c(0, 5)) axis(side = 1, at = bp, labels = 1:4)
abline(h = 3)
box()

--sundar



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