[R] transparent colors

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Oct 10 19:02:02 CEST 2007

See ?rgb and the article by Paul Murrell in R-news 2004-2.  (The details 
of where it is supported have changed in the last three years, though.)

On Wed, 10 Oct 2007, Markus Loecher wrote:

> Dear R graphics experts,
> Do you know of any way of plotting semi-transparent points in R ?
> I face this problem any time I want to e.g. plot thousands of points
> that belong to two or three classes which I color code.
> With the default opaque colors, the plotting order matters and
> basically the points I plot last completely dominate the picture. I
> would much rather have the overlaying points mix in color..
> Thanks a lot,
> Markus

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