Re: [R] Set of well distinguishable line types?

From: Werner Wernersen <pensterfuzzer_at_yahoo.de>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 10:02:41 +0200 (CEST)


That's a nice set of line types! I'll use these now. I thought because there are so many sophisticated color schemes there might be some line style schemes as well.

Thanks for your help Jim and Richard,
  Werner

> I've used the following to get a few different line
> types. However, I'd be interested to hear from
> someone with expertise in creating line types that
> are "maximally distinguishable" by human eyes.
>
> ltys = c("22", "44", "13", "1343", "73", "2262",
> "12223242", "F282", "F4448444", "224282F2", "F1")
>
> Best wishes
>
> Richard.
>
>
> Jim Lemon wrote:
> > Werner Wernersen wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I am plotting several lines into one plot and
> would
> >> like them to be distinguishable in print later on
> as
> >> well. Thus, my question is: Is there a larger set
> of
> >> such line types available like the sets available
> for
> >> colors?
> >>
> >> Maybe somebody has already put in the work to
> define
> >> some additional good looking and distinguishable
> line
> >> types.
> >>
> > Hi Werner,
> > If you look at lty, there is an option for
> defining broken line types by
> > strings of up to 8 hexadecimal digits, e.g.
> >
> > abline(h=1,lty="28f8")
> >
> > gives a line like the "centerline" used in
> mechanical drawing.
> >
> > Jim
> >
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