Re: [R] plot question

From: Catherine Carter <>
Date: Fri 25 Aug 2006 - 23:25:24 EST

Thank you! That is exactly what I needed.

Roger D. Peng wrote:

> Take a look at ?plot.stepfun.
> 'ecdf()' returns an object of class "ecdf" inheriting from class
> "stepfun" and 'plot.ecdf()' calls 'plot.stepfun'.
> -roger
> Catherine Carter wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I have what may appear to be a newbie question, but I have looked
>> everywhere I can think to look and I cannot find an answer. On page
>> 35 of "An Introduction to R" the following command appears:
>> plot(ecdf(eruptions), do.points=FALSE, verticals=TRUE). What is the
>> do.points argument? I know what it does (suppresses printing of the
>> points) but where can I find help on it? I want to be able to explain
>> it fully to my students.
>> Thanks for your help,
>> Cathy


Dr. Cathy Carter
Department of Geography
University of Maryland
1111A LeFrak Hall

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