Re: [R] Overplotting: plot() invocation looks ugly ... suggestions?

From: Karl Ove Hufthammer <>
Date: Wed 26 Jul 2006 - 20:28:19 EST

Constantinos Antoniou skreiv:

> I would like to make a question regarding the use of a grey background
> (by ggplot in this case, but also in other settings - I seem to
> remember a relevant lattice discussion). It seems that it is generally
> discouraged by journals. I guess one practical reason is that it makes
> photocopying difficult (in the sense that it may lead to low contrast
> situations). It might have to do with printing costs, as it leads to
> higher coverage of the page, but I do not know about that.
> [Disclaimer: it does look nice, though.]
> Any comments?

Just a small one: The grey background used by ggplot does look nice; the one used by earlier versions of lattice did not. All IMHO, of course.

Karl Ove Hufthammer
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