[R] plotting data when all you have is the summary data

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Tue May 11 10:54:20 CEST 2010

On 05/11/2010 08:17 AM, Chaudhari, Bimal wrote:
> Are there functions/packages which support plots (bar and/or line) where
> I provide the point estimate and some error measure rather than the raw
> data?
> I often have to summarize/present data from multiple sources where the
> original data is unavailable and do not yet have a good solution for
> this.
Hi Bimal,
The bar and line plots of the summary measures are easy using the "plot" 
and "barplot" functions. Adding the error measures is but a little more 
complicated. See the R-FAQ 7.38.


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