[R] Beginner having issues with making pie charts and other graphs

Carl Witthoft carl at witthoft.com
Thu Oct 31 12:27:03 CET 2013

Rule Number One:  Don't use pie charts.


To learn how to create graphs in R, start with ?plot , ?points,  ?lines.  
Later on you can investigate ?lattice, ?grid,  and ?ggplot2 .
The fact that you're looking 'online' instead of in R's builtin help
mechanisms is disconcerting.

blindchicken11 wrote
> I just started using R software and I'm having some issues making
> graphs/charts.[snip]
> I want to start off by just making a pie chart for the categorical data
> like south, sex, etc. But I've tried everything and can't seem to find any
> information online to help me. The few pie graphs I've gotten to show have
> been giant black and white blobs with no information on them. Any help
> would be greatly appreciated!

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