# R Base Graphs

Previously, we described the essentials of R programming and provided quick start guides for importing data into **R**.

This chapter contains articles describring how to visualize data using

**R base graphs**.# How this chapter is organized?

# Creating and saving graphs

- Creating graphs
- Saving graphs
- File formats for exporting plots

Read more: —> Creating and Saving Graphs in R.

# Generic plot types in R

Read more: —> Generic plot types in R.

# Scatter plots

- R base scatter plot: plot()
- Enhanced scatter plots: car::scatterplot()
- 3D scatter plots

Read more: —> Scatter Plots.

# Scatter plot matrices

- R base scatter plot matrices: pairs()
- Use the R package psych

Read more —> Scatter Plot Matrices.

# Box plots

- R base box plots: boxplot()
- Box plot with the number of observations: gplots::boxplot2()

Read more —> Box Plots.

# Strip Charts: 1-D scatter Plots

Read more —> Strip Charts: 1-D scatter Plots.

# Bar plots

- Basic bar plots
- Change group names
- Change color
- Change main title and axis labels

- Stacked bar plots
- Grouped bar plots

Read more —> Bar Plots.

# Line plots

- R base functions: plot() and lines()
- Basic line plots
- Plots with multiple lines

Read more —> Line Plots.

# Pie charts

- Create basic pie charts: pie()
- Create 3D pie charts: plotix::pie3D()

Read more —> Pie Charts.

# Histogram and density plots

- Create histogram plots: hist()
- Create density plots: density()

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Read more —> Histogram and Density Plots.

# QQ-plots: Quantile-Quantile plots

Use **qqPlot**() [in **car** package]:

Read more —> QQ-plots: Quantile-Quantile plots.

# Dot charts

- R base function: dotchart()
- Dot chart of one numeric vector
- Dot chart of a matrix

Read more —> Dot charts.

# Plot group means and confidence intervals

Read more —> Plot Group Means and Confidence Intervals.

# R base graphical parameters

- Add and customize titles
- Add legends
- Add texts
- Add straight lines
- Add an axis to a plot
- Change axis scale : minimum, maximum and log scale
- Customize tick mark labels
- Change plotting symbols
- Change line types
- Change colors

Read more —> R base graphical Parameters.

# See also

# Infos

This analysis has been performed using **R statistical software** (ver. 3.2.4).

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**Articles contained by this category :**

Bar Plots - R Base Graphs

Box Plots - R Base Graphs

Creating and Saving Graphs - R Base Graphs

Dot Charts - R Base Graphs

Generic plot types in R software

Histogram and Density Plots - R Base Graphs

Line Plots - R Base Graphs

Pie Charts - R Base Graphs

Plot Group Means and Confidence Intervals - R Base Graphs

QQ-plots: Quantile-Quantile plots - R Base Graphs

Scatter Plot Matrices - R Base Graphs

Scatter Plots - R Base Graphs

Strip charts: 1-D scatter plots - R Base Graphs