# Pretty R code in the blog

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David Smith (alias @revodavid, see also on the Revolutions blog, here) pointed out that my R code was not easy to read (not only due to my computing skills, but mainly because of the typography I use). He suggested that I use the *Pretty R* tool (here). And I will…

So, just to answer quickly to a question I received by email (a few weeks ago, sorry for the delay), here is the code to get the following nice plot

library(evd); data(lossalae) x <- lossalae$Loss; y <- lossalae$ALAE xhist <- hist(log(x), plot=FALSE) yhist <- hist(log(y), plot=FALSE) top <- max(c(xhist$counts, yhist$counts)) nf <- layout(matrix(c(2,0,1,3),2,2,byrow=TRUE), c(3,1), c(1,3), TRUE) par(mar=c(3,3,1,1)) plot(x, y, xlab="", ylab="",log="xy",col="red") par(mar=c(0,3,1,1)) barplot(xhist$counts, axes=FALSE, ylim=c(0, top), space=0,col="light green") par(mar=c(3,0,1,1)) barplot(yhist$counts, axes=FALSE, xlim=c(0, top), space=0, horiz=TRUE,col="light blue")I guess it is more convenient to read it, isn't it...

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