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Topic: Boxplot several datasets
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Re: Boxplot several datasets
Posted: Nov 20, 2012 3:19 AM
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Thank you Tom,

this is exactly what I needed a simple example to get started.

All the best

"Tom Lane" <> wrote in message <k8do5k$plv$>...
> > I would like to plot several boxplots in the same figure for different
> > datasets. For example:

> ...
> > I also would like to have the boxes in different colours or shapes. Is
> > this possible?

> There are many related options in the boxplot function. Type "help boxplot",
> and try this to get you started:
> x1 = rand(20,6);
> x2 = .5+rand(20,6);
> x3 = randn(20,6);
> x = [x1;x2;x3]; x = x(:);
> g1 = [ones(size(x1)); 2*ones(size(x2)); 3*ones(size(x3))]; g1 = g1(:);
> g2 = repmat(1:6,60,1); g2 = g2(:);
> boxplot(x, {g2,g1}, 'colorgroup',g1, 'factorgap',5, 'factorseparator',1)
> -- Tom

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