# [R] Multiple scatterplots

John Kane jrkrideau at yahoo.ca
Thu May 3 14:36:27 CEST 2007

```--- Bert Gunter <gunter.berton at gene.com> wrote:

> Please note: in R you can specify (some of the)
> graphics parameters as the
> appropriate length vectors. So your plot example
> below can also be done as,
> for example:
>
> plot(
>
rep.int(aa,3),c(cc,bb,dd),col=rep(c("red","blue","green"),e=length(aa)))
>
> However, this doesn't seem to fit the posted
> request, where maybe something
> like a trellis plot of the different distributions
> is what is wanted?? --
> but I may well misunderstand.

Thanks, that's a nice way to do things.

I, too, am not sure what the OP wanted.  The subject
and the text differed so I went with the text.  You
may well be right or simple par(mfrow=3) might do it.

>
> Bert Gunter
> Genentech Nonclinical Statistics
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf
> Of John Kane
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 11:06 AM
> To: Kostadin Cholakov; r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Multiple scatterplots
>
> thing.
>
>
> Assuming you want all three distributions on one
> scatter plot does this help?
>
> aa <- 1:10
> bb <- 11:2
> cc  <- bb^2
> dd <- c(3,4,7,9,11,32,11,14,5,9)
>
> plot(aa,cc, col="red")
> points(aa,bb, col="blue")
> points(aa,dd, col="green")
>
> Also in plotting it is a good idea to look at all
> the
> variations etc that you can get with par()
>
> Type  ?par
>
> --- Kostadin Cholakov <kcholakov at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have to plot three Ziph distributions for three
> > languages where the
> > x value represents the rank of a given word and
> the
> > y value represents
> > the relative frequency of this word in the corpus.
> > Is there some way
> > so that I can plot all three distributions on a
> > single scatterplot,
> > preferably with different colours :) I tried to
> find
> > something in the
> > R manual but there are no such examples :( Thank
> > you!
> >
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