[R] interactive labeling/highlighting on multiple xy scatter plots

Greg Snow 538280 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 17:01:44 CEST 2014

There is the TkBrush function in the TeachingDemos package that gives
brushing in a scatterplot matrix using a Tk interface rather than
ggobi.  There is also the iplots package which allows you to create
multiple scatterplots, histograms, boxplots, barcharts, etc. and
points selected in any one of the plots will then be highlighted in
all the others.  Both of those solutions require R to be installed.

I don't know of any way to get what you want without installing at
least one of ggobi or R (or some other program of similar complexity
to install).

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 6:48 PM, Shi, Tao <shidaxia at yahoo.com> wrote:
> hi list,
> I'm comparing the changes of ~100 analytes in multiple treatment conditions.  I plotted them in several different xy scattter plots.  It would be nice if I mouse over one point on one scatter plot, the label of the analyte on that scatter plot AS WELL AS on all other scatter plots will be automatically shown.  I know brushing in rggobi does this, but its interface is not good and it needs R or ggobi to run (I want send the results to the collaborators and let them to play with it without the need of installing R or ggobi on their machine).  rCharts is nice but so far it can only create one scatter plot at a time.
> Any good suggestions?
> Many thanks!
> Tao
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Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
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