[R] ggplot: adding layer using different data, groups and also controlling appearance
juliet.hannah at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 17:14:56 CET 2008
This example works now, but does the legend need to be updated
manually? After we specify the color change, it does not appear in the
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 8:03 PM, hadley wickham <h.wickham at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 7:57 PM, <rmailbox at justemail.net> wrote:
>> I have a more complicated function I am trying to write, but I run in to a problem when I want to
>> add something to the plot from more than one data set while simultaneously controlling the
>> appearance of the additional layer.
>> # Toy data:
>> foo <- data.frame ( x = 1:4, y = 4:1 , membership = c( "A", "A", "B", "B" ) )
>> bar <- data.frame ( x = 1:4 + 1 , y = 4:1 + 1, membership = rep ( "C", 4 ) )
>> # This works, and produces a sensible (unified!) legend:
>> foo.gg <- ggplot ( mapping = aes ( x = x, y = y , colour = membership ) )
>> foo.gg <- foo.gg + geom_point(data = foo)
>> foobar.gg <- foo.gg + geom_point ( data = bar ) # works fine, creates a unified scale showing "membership"
>> # This does not work:
>> booboo.gg <- foo.gg + geom_point ( data = bar, colour = "black" ) # so far, so good, but...
>> booboo.gg # it will not let me over-ride the colour specifications when it actually tries to construct the graph
>> The error message is:
>> "Error in `[.data.frame`(df, , var) : undefined columns selected"
>> System Information:
>> R version 2.7.2 (2008-08-25)
>> My goal is to be able to add the additional layer and control its appearance separately from the appearance of
>> the first layer. Possible?
> This is a bug that caused by an interaction with a bug fix in R 2.7.2.
> Its fixed in the development version, and I'm working hard to get a
> new release out as soon as possible.
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