R - Histogram

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R - Histogram


How to make histogram in R.

typical plots with vertical bars are not histograms. See barplot or plot(*, type = “h”) for such bar plots



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R Histogram

You can use the layout function in order to have more than one histogram by page.


# 4 histograms in a 2x2 matrix
layout(matrix(c(1,2,3,4), 2, 2, byrow = TRUE))


See Ggplot - Histogram (geom_histogram, geom_freqpoly): Histogram:

  • Geom: bar
  • Stat: bin
  • Scale: linear
  • Coordinate system: Cartesian

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