Re: [R] image/area plot

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 11:02:33 -0600

Do you have an example graphic that shows what you're trying to create? I can't figure out if you want something like a square pie chart (aka waffle chart), a stacked barchart, a levelplot, or something else.

Hadley

On Jan 18, 2008 6:06 AM, Marta Rufino <mrufino_at_cripsul.ipimar.pt> wrote:
> Dear R users,
>
> I am trying to produce an image plot, that represents the proportions of
> a factor (z variable), so that the number of squares of each colour
> represents each factor level, with the respective label inside (sorry
> for the crap English).
>
> # Something like this:
>
> kk=data.frame(fact=letters[1:10], freq=c(5,1,10,2,10,7,5,10,30,20)) #
> factor and respective frequecies
> res="a" # transform into a matrix (is there an easier way to do this?...
> for the image plot
> for(ii in 1:dim(kk)[1]){
> res=c(res, rep(as.character(kk[ii,1]), l=kk[ii, 2]))
> }
> res=res[-1]
> res
> res=matrix(c(factor(res)), nc=10)
>
> image(x=1:10,y=1:10, res[,order(colSums(res))], col=rainbow(20))
> abline(h=seq(0.5,10.5,1), col=8, lty=3); abline(v=seq(0.5,10.5,1),
> col=8, lty=3)#add some gridlines
>
> #Problems:
> #1. How to add the labels in each area
> text(1,1,paste("Factor level",kk[1,1]), pos=4)
>
> #2. How to separate the areas of each factor level (for BW printing),
> with lines (instead of colours as it is)
> segments(.5,1.5,5.5,1.5, lwd=2);segments(5.5,.5,5.5,1.5, lwd=2) #
> something like this, but automatically :-(
>
> #3. How to keep the areas together (contiguous) and not allow split over
> to lines?
>
> #4. Could I replace the col. by a symbol, for example? I think I would
> need to use plot instead of image.
> Any help will be much apretiated,
>
> Thank you very much in advance,
> Best wishes,
> Marta
> PS: This type of graphs are used in community ecology analysis, for
> example-...
>
> --
> .......................................................................
> Marta M. Rufino (PhD)
>
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