[R] pairs with label

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed May 21 18:17:52 CEST 2003

Saurav Pathak wrote:
> Hi,
> I have not been able to figure out how to label points on a pairs
> (scatter matrix) plot.  That is, I wish all points on a scatter
> matrix to be labeled by a number.  I can do that for a simple plot
> using the text() command:
> plot(data.2d, type="n")
> text(data.2d, labels=the.labels)
> where,
> the.labels <- seq(1,20)
> How may i get the same labels for something like
> pairs(data.4d)
> I cannot use the text() command with pairs(), it seems.
> Thanks,
> Saurav
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Define a panel function for pairs(), see ?pairs for details,
such as:

pairs(data.4d, panel = function(x,y) text(x,y, labels=the.labels)))

Uwe Ligges

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