Re: [R] Converting qqplot2 qplot() to grammar?

From: B. Bogart <>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 11:19:37 -0700

Thanks Hadley,

I did not even consider needing the aes() function.

It does seem to be behaving properly now.

> Could you provide a fuller description of what you're trying to do?

Now that this part is working there are two more aspects of the plot I would like to remove: (in order of importance)

> Just in R at the moment - see ?opts.

Hmm, I just get the generic R help for ggplot that says go to the website for complete documentation.

That's using R 2.6.2 (2008-02-08).

Thanks for your help,
B. Bogart

hadley wickham wrote:
> You're missing one thing. You want:
> layer(data = somdf, geom = "tile", aes(fill=rgb))
> (i.e. there's an aes function wrapped around the fill). I'd probably
> use a few more of the built in defaults to get:
> geom_tile(aes(fill = rgb))

>>  The other issue I'm having is that the above seems to create multiple
>>  plots, another, apparently identical, plot gets drawn after I call
>> I have no idea why this would be so.

>>  Setting name and breaks to " " seems like a hack to get rid of the axis
>>  stuff, is there a better way?

> Not at the moment.
>>  Oh, and I can't find documentation for opts() on the ggplot2 website,
>>  where is it available?


> Hadley
> mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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