[R] Customizing x-axis with stripchart

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 03:07:51 CET 2007

On Nov 24, 2007 8:56 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> >> But it really isn't that hard to do:  just type fix(stripchart), and it
> >> will be pretty clear what to delete (the calls to box(), axis(), and
> >> Axis()).
> >
> > or download it from:
> >
> > https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/src/library/graphics/R/stripchart.R
> >
> > and then
> >
> > source("stripchart.R")
> Note that there are other changes in that version too:  stripchart() is
> a generic function, and it handles formulas more like boxplot() does
> than in 2.6.x or earlier.
> >
> > (Is there some way to source it directly without downloading it and
> > then sourcing it?
> > source() does not appear to work directly with https:)
> In Windows if you start R with the --internet2 option (which uses IE
> APIs instead of regular networking) and Windows trusts the certificate
> authority, then https urls can be handled.  But svn.r-project.org is
> self-signed, so it doesn't help in this case.

Thanks.  It would be nice if some way could be developed/determined
to allow sourcing from the R svn to happen.

I can think of other situations too where I wanted just one file from it
without moving to the new R version.

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