Re: [R] Color scale graphic

From: Jim Lemon <>
Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 18:36:09 +1000

On 06/06/2010 10:02 AM, Diogo_Silva wrote:
> Hello
> Recently, I've been dealing with a seemingly simple problem. I have a table
> with two columns filled with values from a test I made (say, amount of
> precipitation and Months measured). Now, instead of plotting a typical
> linear graphic with precipitation on the y-axis and the months in the
> x-axys, I would like to "convert" the values of precipitation in a color
> gradient, resulting in a vertical gradient throughout the x-axis. In this
> way, months with higher precipitation would appear reddish while lower
> precipitation would appear blueish, for example. Despite being a simple
> problem (basically converting the y-values in a color gradient), I have
> failed to find a way of doing this.
Hi Diogo,
The answer is in the subject line. color.scale or smoothColors in the plotrix package will probably be what you want.

Jim mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Sun 06 Jun 2010 - 08:35:01 GMT

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