[R] Plot Data Points in boxplots

Paul Murrell p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Thu Sep 29 01:03:29 CEST 2005


Aric Gregson wrote:
> --On 9/27/05 8:55 PM -0400 Gabor Grothendieck sent:
>>Try this:
>>boxplot(Sepal.Length ~ Species, iris)
>>with(iris, stripchart(Sepal.Length ~ Species, vertical = TRUE, add =
> Thanks very much for the hint. I did something very similar with decent 
> results. The only problem I am having now is that I cannot figure out 
> how to make stripchart plot without a box or axis. Alternatively, I can 
> use DOTplot from UsingR, but I cannot find out how to rotate it for 
> vertical.

You might also like to take a look at Figure 3.27 (and associated R 
code) on


>>On 9/27/05, Aric Gregson <aorchid at mac.com> wrote:
>>>I would like to plot my data in a fashion similar to a boxplot, but
>>>plot the true data points without a box, just overlay lines of the
>>>summary generated by the boxplot.
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