GGtutorial: Day 4 – More Colors

November 1, 2012

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So far we’ve covered Melting and Casting data using the reshape() package and today we’re going to look at different ways of coloring and selecting palettes for plots. For these plots, we’re going to use the built in diamonds dataset that comes packaged in ggplot2. 

Below I go through loading the data and selecting four different palettes to color a plot from the diamonds data set using the scale_color_manual() option in ggplot.

This is the output:

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