[R] bottom legends in ggplot2 ?

ONKELINX, Thierry Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be
Fri Feb 27 11:15:47 CET 2009


I would think that the lines below should work but they give an error.
Hadley, can you clarify this?

Cheers,

Thierry

> library(ggplot2)
> qplot(mpg, wt, data=mtcars, colour=cyl) + opts(legend.position =
"bottom")
Error in grid.Call.graphics("L_setviewport", pvp, TRUE) : 
  Non-finite location and/or size for viewport
> ggplot(mtcars, aes(x = mpg, y = wt, colour = cyl)) + geom_point() +
opts(legend.position= "bottom")
Error in grid.Call.graphics("L_setviewport", pvp, TRUE) : 
  Non-finite location and/or size for viewport
> sessionInfo()
R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22) 
i386-pc-mingw32 

locale:
LC_COLLATE=Dutch_Belgium.1252;LC_CTYPE=Dutch_Belgium.1252;LC_MONETARY=Du
tch_Belgium.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=Dutch_Belgium.1252

attached base packages:
[1] grid      stats     graphics  grDevices datasets  utils     methods

[8] base     

other attached packages:
[1] ggplot2_0.8.1 reshape_0.8.2 plyr_0.1.5    proto_0.3-8  
 


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Namens Avram Aelony
Verzonden: donderdag 26 februari 2009 20:34
Aan: r-help op stat.math.ethz.ch
Onderwerp: [R] bottom legends in ggplot2 ?


Has anyone had success with producing legends to a qplot graph such that
the legend is placed on the bottom, under the abcissa rather than to the
right hand side ?

The following doesn't move the legend:
       library(ggplot2)
       qplot(mpg, wt, data=mtcars, colour=cyl,
gpar(legend.position="bottom") )


I am using ggplot2_0.8.2.

Thanks in advance,

Avram

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