[R] Plot of multiple data sets
Gabor Grothendieck
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 16:02:53 CEST 2005
On 9/7/05, Stéphane Mattei <stephane.mattei at epfl.ch> wrote:
> Hello !
>
>
> There is something quite simple I want to do with R but I found nowhere in the help how to do it.
> I just want to plot data which are in a matrix, every column being a data set and having the same
> x-axis (just an index).
>
> So for example if I have a 50 x 6 matrix I want 6 set of points on the same plot.
>
> I tried
> plot,new()
> plot(MATRIX[,1])
> plot(MATRIX[,2])
> ...
>
> but it replaces the previous plot each time.
Others have already mentioned matplot, lines and points but just to add
to the list, if your problem is a time series then you could also use
plot.zoo:
library(zoo)
z <- zoo(MATRIX, x)
plot(z, plot.type ="single") # one plot
plot(z) # separate plots
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