[R-pkgs] ggplot2 - version 0.7

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2008 10:41:35 -0500

ggplot2 ------------------------------------------------------------

ggplot2 is a plotting system for R, based on the grammar of graphics, which tries to take the good parts of base and lattice graphics and avoid bad parts. It takes care of many of the fiddly details that make plotting a hassle (like drawing legends) as well as providing a powerful model of graphics that makes it easy to produce complex multi-layered graphics.

Find out more at http://had.co.nz/ggplot2, and check out the nearly 500 examples of ggplot in use.

ggplot2 0.7 introduces a new theming system which allows you to control (almost) every aspect of the appearance of the plot. This system is documented in the book chapter "Polishing your plots for publication", available from

Bugs fixed

New functionality

More consistent interfaces

Improved aesthetics

Improved documentation and error messages


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