Geospatial Modelling Environment

r.hist (Histogram)

Creates a histogram graph using R


This command creates a histogram graph using R (the ‘hist’ function in R) and displays it in the output window. The R commands used to create the histogram are also displayed. Type ‘? hist’ at the R command prompt for further details.

This command is driven by R. Type ‘citation’ to see the suggested citation for R.


r.hist(in, field, [breaks], [freq], [where]);

inthe input feature data source
fieldthe name of field containing the data to plot
[breaks]the number of bins or cells in the histogram (default=determined automatically)
[freq](TRUE/FALSE) if TRUE the histogram represents frequencies/counts, if FALSE the histogram represents probability densities (default=TRUE)
[where]the selection statement that will be applied to the feature data source to identify a subset of features to process (see full Help documentation for further details)


r.hist(in=”C:dataparcels.shp”, field=”Value08″);

r.hist(in=”C:datacounty.shp”, field=”Popn”, breaks=30, freq=FALSE);


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