[R] Newbie question: histogram

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Wed Feb 4 15:20:43 CET 2004

Dear Philippe,

I suppose that you want a histogram for snow.cover and not for year. There 
are several ways to proceed; two are




More generally, it's a good idea to read the introductory manual that comes 
with R (or a book that introduces R). See, in particular, the section on 
lists and data frames in the Introduction to R.

I hope that this helps,

At 12:41 PM 2/4/2004 +0100, Philippe de Rochambeau wrote:
>how do you create a histogram with a data frame?
>year snow.cover
>1970 6.5
>1971 12.0
>1972 14.9
>1973 10.0
>1974 10.7
>1975 7.9
>hist(mydata) does not work.
>Many thanks.

John Fox
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
email: jfox at mcmaster.ca
phone: 905-525-9140x23604
web: www.socsci.mcmaster.ca/jfox

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