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R Draw Circle


draw.circle(...) function draws a circle on the plot. It's usage is:

draw.circle(x,y,radius,nv=100,border=NULL,col=NA,lty=1,lwd=1)

x,y: Circle center coordinates
radius: Circle radius
nv: Number of vertices
border: Border Color
col: Fill Color
lty: Line type
lwd: Line width

draw.circle requires "plotrix" package, to install:
>install.packages("plotrix")

Let's first plot the BOD data frame:
>plot(BOD)


Add a circle to the plot:
>require(plotrix)
>draw.circle(4,14,2,border="blue",col="tan2")