[R] using boxplot.stats

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun May 6 23:43:43 CEST 2007

On 06/05/2007 5:36 PM, Hugo M.Fernandez Bellon wrote:
> Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> escribió:
>> See ?boxplot.stats.  It can't handle a formula argument, it wants a 
>> numeric vector.
> Thanks, had read it three times ... I'll try to use my brain next time!
> So that sparks another question: if boxplot.stats cannot handle formulas, how does it provide the data to boxplot?
> (or else ... where can I read that up?)

I suspect you've got it backwards (though I haven't looked):  boxplot() 
would provide the data to boxplot.stats(), and then look at the returned 

Duncan Murdoch

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