No box and whisker plots for PERMANOVA test


I’m using the following command for permanova test using bray curtis distance matrix

qiime diversity beta-group-significance
–i-distance-matrix core-metrics-results/bray_curtis_distance_matrix.qza
–m-metadata-file metadata.tsv
–m-metadata-column treatment
–o-visualization core-metrics-results/bray-curtis-diet-treatment-significance-permanova.qzv

I get the p-values in a table, however, no box and whisker plots are shown. I was wondering why this is the case?

Hi @Parix, can you share the QZV or a screenshot? Thanks!

Yes, here is the qzv file bray-curtis-diet-treatment-significance-permanova.qzv (394.9 KB)

This issue only happens when there are more than two groups to be compared, otherwise box and whisker plots are shown in case of two groups.

Hi @Parix - I think the plots aren’t showing up because your metadata values include plus signs (+), which are causing the links to the figures to break. If you remove the plus signs you should be able to re-run this command. Let us know how it goes!

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