[R] General Question about Graphics

Peter Flom peterflomconsulting at mindspring.com
Wed May 6 20:54:37 CEST 2009

Steve_Friedman at nps.gov wrote
>I have encountered a situation with regards to plotting barcharts with
>associated error bars.  My search for clues on how to accomplish this
>turned up some interesting information.  Basically, I found that including
>error bars with barplots is not desirable and hence there appears that
>there is no function to do this.
>Can someone offer suggestions on how to do this simple procedure or offer
>an alternative?

Good for finding that out!

If N is large, then I suggest a box plot, if N is not too large, then what R calls
a stripchart



Peter L. Flom, PhD
Statistical Consultant
www DOT peterflomconsulting DOT com

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