discretePlot

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Percentile

Plot Distribution of Discrete Numeric Variable

Plot the distribution of a discrete numeric variable, optionally classified by a factor.

Keywords
hplot
Usage
discretePlot(x, by, scale = c("frequency", "percent"), 
    xlab = deparse(substitute(x)), ylab = scale, main = "")
Arguments
x

a numeric variable.

by

optionally a factor by which to classify x.

scale

either "frequency" (the default) or "percent".

xlab

optional character string to label the horizontal axis.

ylab

optional character string to label the vertical axis.

main

optonal main label for the plot (ignored if the by argument is specified).

Details

If the by argument is specified, then one plot is produced for each level of by; these are arranged vertically and all use the same scale for x.

Value

Returns NULL invisibly.

See Also

Hist, link{Dotplot}.

Aliases
  • discretePlot
Examples
# NOT RUN {
if (require(datasets)){
  data(mtcars)
  mtcars$cyl <- factor(mtcars$cyl)
  with(mtcars, {
    discretePlot(carb)
    discretePlot(carb, scale="percent")
    discretePlot(carb, by=cyl)
  })
}
# }
Documentation reproduced from package RcmdrMisc, version 2.7-0, License: GPL (>= 2)

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