Adding watermarks to plots

May 22, 2012 | ggplot2

A question was raised today on the mailing list: Is there an easy way to add a watermark to a ggplot? There are several options, depending on the type of watermark and the required level of control over the output, add a text label using annotate (th... [Read more...]

Extreme Bond Returns

January 6, 2012 | klr

20 years of data is nowhere near enough to satisfy my insatiable appetite for bigger datasets.  While I showed Record Long Term Treasury Returns with Vanguard’s US Long Treasury mutual fund, its 20 year life is not sufficient to give me comfort ...
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Record Long Term Treasury Returns

December 21, 2011 | klr

I mistakenly assume everyone knows that US Treasury Returns have been extreme in 2011.  As we near the end of the year, I thought it would be beneficial to look at the world’s best performer while incorporating some new graphical techniques.&nbs...
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Tikz Nodes

October 17, 2011 | Ralph

Nodes are used in tikz to place content in a picture as part of a LaTeX document. Fast Tube by Casper When creating a tikz picture the origin is assumed to be at (0,0) and objects are placed with positioning relative to the origin on the picture. If we wanted to ... [Read more...]

Drawing Grids in R

June 1, 2011 | Kay Cichini

Here's an example of how to draw a grid in R and how to fill it.I did use the grid-package and its functions for displaying species cover values at squares of a recording frame...Read more »
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More fun with boxplots

May 19, 2011 | Gregor

Here are a few more plotting options for boxplots: Let’s start plotting the full set plot(b$mod, b$x) Plot labels for a subset in full set plot (label all points x __ -1) text(subset(b$mod, b$x __ -1), subset(b$x, b$x __ -1), … Continue reading → [Read more...]

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