BiocGenerics (version 0.18.0)

boxplot: Box plots


Produce box-and-whisker plot(s) of the given (grouped) values.

NOTE: This man page is for the boxplot S4 generic function defined in the BiocGenerics package. See ?graphics::boxplot for the default method (defined in the graphics package). Bioconductor packages can define specific methods for objects not supported by the default method.


boxplot(x, ...)


x, ...
See ?graphics::boxplot.


See ?graphics::boxplot for the value returned by the default method.Specific methods defined in Bioconductor packages should behave as consistently as possible with the default method.

See Also

  • graphics::boxplot for the default boxplot method.

  • showMethods for displaying a summary of the methods defined for a given generic function.

  • selectMethod for getting the definition of a specific method.

  • boxplot,FeatureSet-method in the oligo package for an example of a specific boxplot method (defined for FeatureSet objects).

  • BiocGenerics for a summary of all the generics defined in the BiocGenerics package.


Run this code
selectMethod("boxplot", "ANY")  # the default method

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