petr.pikal at precheza.cz
Mon Jul 2 10:41:20 CEST 2012
In new ggplot2 version following works too
p + geom_boxplot(aes(fill = factor(cyl))) +
labs(fill = "Cylinders") + ylab("Miles per Gallon")+xlab("Number of
> Yes you can do all of the things you want.
> Below is a start, to give you an idea of how to approach some of it.
> p <- ggplot(mtcars, aes(factor(cyl), mpg))
> p <- p + geom_boxplot(aes(fill = factor(cyl))) +
> labs(fill = "Cylinders") +
> scale_y_continuous("Miles per Gallon") +
> scale_x_discrete("Number of Cylinders")
> Have a look at
> in-ggplot2-r-plots for x and y axes limits.
> It took me a while to realise it but, generally, I find that it is not
> hard to find examples of what you need by just googling something like
> :ggplot2 set x and y limits or ggplot2 geom_bar colour and so on.
> The ggplot2 and geom_XXX are pretty unique on the internet and search
> results usually are not too bad.
> You may also want to subcribe to the ggplot2 group on google groups.
> Best wishes
> John Kane
> Kingston ON Canada
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: hannah.hlx at gmail.com
> > Sent: Sun, 1 Jul 2012 08:39:20 -0400
> > To: r-help at r-project.org
> > Subject: Re: [R] geom_boxplot
> > Also, it is possible to change "ylim" also?
> > 2012/7/1 li li <hannah.hlx at gmail.com>
> >> Dear all,
> >> I have a few questions regarding the boxplot output from the
> >> "geom_boxplot" function.
> >> Attached is the output I get. Below are my questions:
> >> 1. How can I define the xlab and ylab myself?
> >> Also I would like to remove "factor(variable)"
> >> line on the right side.
> >> 2. How can I define the colors of the boxplots myself.
> >> For example, I want to use blue for
> >> "LR", green for "pair" and purple for "BR1".
> >> Thanks so much!
> >> Hannah
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