[R] plot question

Roger D. Peng rdpeng at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 15:21:04 CEST 2006

Take a look at ?plot.stepfun.

'ecdf()' returns an object of class "ecdf" inheriting from class "stepfun" and 
'plot.ecdf()' calls 'plot.stepfun'.


Catherine Carter wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have what may appear to be a newbie question, but I have looked 
> everywhere I can think to look and I cannot find an answer. On page 35 
> of "An Introduction to R" the following command appears: 
> plot(ecdf(eruptions), do.points=FALSE, verticals=TRUE). What is the 
> do.points argument? I know what it does (suppresses printing of the 
> points) but where can I find help on it? I want to be able to explain it 
> fully to my students.
> Thanks for your help,
> Cathy

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