[R] making scatterplot easier to read

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Nov 23 16:26:45 CET 2011

On Nov 22, 2011, at 5:13 PM, David Winsemius wrote:

> On Nov 22, 2011, at 4:58 PM, Szymek Drobniak wrote:
>> Dear R users,
>> do you know an easy way (other than star plot) of making several  
>> points
>> laying one over another visible? Is it any simple way of increasing  
>> such
>> "multipoint" symbols - or shifting their positions randomly to make  
>> several
>> points in one place visible?
> You can make them with transparent colors ... or you can make them  
> small and jitter the x and y values,... or you can use hexbin  
> plots... or you can use 2d density plots or.... probably other ways.
> We don't really have a very good problem description yet, so it is  
> difficult to be very helpful. Why not read the Posting Guide and see  
> if cam be more complete along its guidelines.

Just a follow-up after finding this example on SO while searching for  
something else:




David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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