Miscellaneous plotting and utility functions

High-featured panel functions for bwplot and xyplot, some plot management helpers, various convenience functions

README for agsemisc

agsemisc is a set of utility functions for the R statistics software. It includes the lattice plot type functions panel.bwstrip and panel.xy, the plotting management function plotf and a number of minor helpers.

In an R session: install.packages("agsemisc") # once library("agsemisc") # once per R session


1997-10 First beginnings, first with S-Plus, then also with R 0.64

2005-xx Version 1.0-1 released for R 2.1

2006-05-29 Version 1.1-3 released for R 2.3


2010-11-03 Version 1.2-1 released for R 2.11

  • Renamed a.showextremes to a.printextremes
  • Removed a.rankval (use rank(x, na.last="keep") instead)
  • Added documentation for statshelpers.R: a.iqr, a.qr, a.findcorrelations, a.printextremes

2014-07-31 Version 1.3-1 released for R 3.1

  • panel.xy: replaced the ill-designed type "ab" with "abline",slope=,intercept=
  • small corrections for CRAN-compatibility with R 3.1

How to make a new release

For release XX, on a command prompt in agsemisc/.. : R CMD build agsemisc # create tar R CMD check --as-cran agsemisc_XX.tar.gz # perform conformance tests

Submit to CRAN via http://cran.r-project.org/submit.html


Reference manual

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1.3-1 by Lutz Prechelt, 7 years ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/agsemisc

Authors: Lutz Prechelt [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Imports grid, MASS

Depends on lattice

See at CRAN