The initial version of the
timeline package has been released to CRAN. This package provides creates timeline plots using
ggplot2 in a style similar to Preceden. I would considered this beta quality as there are more features I would like to add but has enough functionality to possibly be useful to others.
install.packages('timeline',repos='http://cran.r-project.org') require(timeline) data(ww2) timeline(ww2, ww2.events, event.spots=2, event.label='', event.above=FALSE)
ww2 demo (type
demo(ww2) at the R console to start) provides many variations of the timeline figure. There is also a Shiny app to explore some of the parameters to the
You can always download the latest development version using