[R] list factoring

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Mar 18 18:26:12 CET 2012

<Depends on which kind of plot you want. If a scatterplot, first plot 
your "not sepcial" stuff and afterwards add your special data with a 
call to points() in, e.g. anotehr color. If you want to separate plots, 
look at then lattice package.

Uwe Ligges

On 14.03.2012 15:16, sybil kennelly wrote:
> Hi Guys, this is actually a thread of emails, but for some reason, even
> though i am a member, it's withholding my email so i said i would try it
> this route instead!...
> I appreciate the reading Thank you. If i have:
> matrix:
>>          var1    var2     var3
>> cell1    x       x         x
>> cell2    x       x         x
>> cell3    x       x         x
>> cell4
>> .
>> .
>> .
>> .
>> cell100
> and:
> vector1<- c("cell1, "cell5",cell19", "cell50", "cell70")
> your_data$mycells<- factor(your_data$cells %in% vector1, c("Special",
> "NotSpecial"))
> So my output will be something like:
> [25] Special    Special    Special    Special    Special    Special
>    [31] Special    NotSpecial NotSpecial NotSpecial NotSpecial NotSpecial
>    [37] NotSpecial NotSpecial NotSpecial NotSpecial
> is there a way to plot the data so that my "Special" cells are plotted on
> top of my not special cells. The reason is my data may have 10000 not
> special points,and i may have 5 special cells, I find I'm not able to see
> where they are on my plot because they are being covered by my not special
> cells :(
> I have been looking around for  "order of factors plotted" , 'order of
> levels", "order of factor levels", is this on the right track or can it even
> be done?
> Syb
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