Ggplot2 Alternatives

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  • GitHub repo ggshadow

    A collection of geoms for R's 'ggplot2' library. geom_shadowpath(), geom_shadowline(), geom_shadowstep() and geom_shadowpoint() functions draw a shadow below lines to make busy plots more aesthetically pleasing. geom_glowpath(), geom_glowline(), geom_glowstep() and geom_glowpoint() add a neon glow around lines to get a steampunk style.

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  • GitHub repo ggtext

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  • GitHub repo ggplot2

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  • GitHub repo dplyr

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Posts with mentions or reviews of ggplot2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-06.
  • Has anyone succeeded in creating such images? It's been 7 years since the feature request was closed, but one can still hope... | 2021-10-12
  • Different code, same scatterplor on R... Can someone explain?
    You can read up more on this from 'Learning ggplot2' section here
  • How do you organize your code snippets/notes? | 2021-10-06
    I think they meant this specifically: (pdf on page). I basically have this written in an R file so I can copy and paste.
  • Secondary types of Bug Pokemon, created in R!
    Have you heard of ggplot2? It's one of the easiest tools for creating quick & pretty visuals in R, and you'd pick it up fast. Here's the barplot with ggplot2 page from the R Graph Gallery, for example!
  • Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives Visits Per 100k Residents [OC]
  • I was bored, so I choose to make a plot depicting the output obtained from 999 silt in the extractinator. | 2021-09-15
    The data was interpreted visually and was manually put into RStudio as a tibble, and furthermore visualised in [ggplot2].(
  • It hurts my soul to type 'color'
  • Ask HN: What are low level visualization libraries other than D3.js? | 2021-08-09
  • Population Density of the Most Recent Summer Olympic Cities [OC]
    Tool: R/Rstudio - primarily using the rayshader and ggplot2 packages
  • [OC] Starting XI rotation in the Premier League last season | 2021-06-24
    Great to hear that you liked it. I used the ggplot2 package in the R programming language for the basic plot, and then I used the ggtext package to display the club flairs.
  • Help my please with a basic question,good day! Hi! I'm new programming in R, I don't know how to emphasize the years( 2001 & 2008) in my graph (the first photo). I mean with emphasize like a something like line the second photo.
    As others have noted, you can use geom_blind to add a vertical line. If you want to add a rectangle as per the second pic, you can use geom_rect. See the ggplot2 documentation for elaboration on both functions.
  • Hi I'm new to R and need help with plotting | 2021-05-25
    ggplot and ggplot2 are packages to make graphics more beautiful, here you can see how to download it and examples of how to use it (, you can also search the internet for "ggplot".
  • color or colour in ggplot2 | 2021-05-22
    Hadley is the first listed contributor to that code, and probably used colour in the example: | 2021-05-22
    If you go into the source code for ggplot2, you'll literally see this file which has
  • Comparing teams scoring and defensive abilities when 5 on 5 and shorthanded | 2021-05-20
    This is going on a tangent but have you used ggplot in R? It does not require much code to do something like this and looks quite good.


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