This post describes how to build a basic barplot with R, without any packages, using the barplot() function.
In R, a barplot is computed using the barplot() function.
Here is the most basic example you can do. The input data is a data frame with 2 columns. value is used for bar height, name is used as category label.
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# create dummy data
data <- data.frame(
# The most basic barplot you can do:
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