In a previous article I provided a list of R programming resources. As a complement to that post, I’ve compiled a list of statistically oriented websites that colleagues and I have found useful below. For …

Continue reading# Category: Help

R has exceptional help files but the breadth of capabilities in R means that sometimes topics cannot be covered in enough detail. The articles below expand on the information provided in the R help.

## Positioning charts with fig and fin

R offers several ways to spatially orient multiple graphs in a single graphing space. The layout() function and mfrow/mfcol parameter settings are adequate solutions for many tasks and allow the graphing space to be broken …

Continue reading## Online R programming resources

R can legitimately be called both a programming language and a statistical package. Many books address both the programming and statistical components of R, but invariably the discussion of statistical topics is more detailed than …

Continue reading## Controlling margins and axes with oma and mgp

When creating graphs, we’re usually most concerned with what happens near the center of our displays, as this is where most of the important information is generally held. But sometimes, either for aesthetics or clarity, …

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