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Ordering Categories within ggplot2 Facets

December 22, 2016
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Ordering Categories within ggplot2 Facets

I saw Simon Jackson’s recent blog post regarding ordering categories within facets. He proposed a way of dealing with the problem of ordering variables shared across facets within facets. This problem becomes apparent in text analysis where words are shared … Continue reading →

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Creating beautiful charts in chinese with ggplot2

December 9, 2016
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Creating beautiful charts in chinese with ggplot2

Before we start My chinese skills are poor and biased. I did learn during my internship and I continue to study while I can translate "last year our exports were 19,000 USD million" but I don't know all the colors. I will use this dataset and for the example and you can use any chinese font you want. In this...

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The hourly heatmap with ggplot2

November 30, 2016
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The hourly heatmap with ggplot2

a quick follow up to my last post - I’ve had a few folk get in touch following my last post, all commenting on the last plot : Most of these enquiries went along the following lines: “I hadn’t thought of doing that. It looks really ...

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ggplot2: multiple legends for the same aesthetic

November 30, 2016
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ggplot2: multiple legends for the same aesthetic

When working with ggplot2 you don't have to care about legend, it is automatically produced according to the mapped aesthetics. But producing separate legends for the same aesthetic is not easy. This article proposes a solution! The post ggplot2: multiple legends for the same aesthetic appeared first on Quantide - R training & consulting.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ggplot2 in R

November 29, 2016
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ggplot2 in R

About the book This is a technical book. The scope of the book is to go straight to the point and the writing style is similar to a recipe with detailed instructions. It is assumed that you know the basics of R and that you want to learn how to c...

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Daily metric tracking with ggplot2

November 26, 2016
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Daily metric tracking with ggplot2

In my role I have to produce a lot of run charts and control charts for monthly data, but sometimes there are processes behind the run charts that merit looking at the data on a daily basis. It can become impractical to start producing run c...

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Announcing ggforce: Accelerating ggplot2

November 21, 2016
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Announcing ggforce: Accelerating ggplot2

I am very pleased to announce the first release of the ggforce package. ggforce is a general ggplot2 extension package in the same vein as ggalt with no overarching goal other than to provide additional functionality to the ggplot2 universe. The inc...

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Subtitles and captions with ggplot2 v.2.2.0

November 15, 2016
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Subtitles and captions with ggplot2 v.2.2.0

Back in March 2016, I wrote about an extension to the R package ggplot2 that allowed subtitles to be added to charts. The process took a bit of fiddling and futzing, but now, with the release of ggplot2 version 2.2.0, it’s easy.Let’s retrace the steps, and create a chart with a subtitle and a caption, the...

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ggplot2 2.2.0

November 15, 2016
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ggplot2 2.2.0

I’m very pleased to announce ggplot2 2.2.0. It includes four major new features: Subtitles and captions. A large rewrite of the facetting system. Improved theme options. Better stacking. It also includes as numerous bug fixes and minor improvements, as described in the release notes. The majority of this work was carried out by Thomas Pederson, who I

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How to make a simple heatmap in ggplot2

November 15, 2016
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How to make a simple heatmap in ggplot2

In the world of data visualization, the heatmap is underrated and underutilized. It has limitations, but overall, it’s an excellent tool in your data science and data visualization toolkit. After you’ve mastered the foundational visualization techniques (you can write the code for the basic plots in your sleep, right?), you should learn the heatmap.   The post

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