[R] ggpubr: order of non-numeric x-axis items
Patrick (Malone Quantitative)
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Sat Oct 26 19:18:15 CEST 2019
Thanks, both of you.
On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 11:55 AM Deepayan Sarkar
<deepayan.sarkar using gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 8:22 PM Bert Gunter <bgunter.4567 using gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > No. relevel() only changes the order in one specific way. Use `levels<-`()
> > to reorder in a general way:
> >
> > > z <- factor(rep(letters[3:1],2))
> > > z
> > [1] c b a c b a
> > Levels: a b c
> > > z <-relevel(z, ref = "c")
> > > z
> > [1] c b a c b a
> > Levels: c a b
> > > levels(z)<- c("c","b","a")
> > > z
> > [1] c a b c a b
> > Levels: c b a
>
> No, that changes the data, not just the order of the levels; "b" and
> "a" have been switched.
>
> You need some version of
>
> > factor(z, levels = c("c", "a", "b"))
> [1] c b a c b a
>
> See also ?reorder for a useful way of reordering the levels,
> especially in plots.
>
> -Deepayan
>
> > Cheers,
> > Bert
> >
> > Bert Gunter
> >
> > "The trouble with having an open mind is that people keep coming along and
> > sticking things into it."
> > -- Opus (aka Berkeley Breathed in his "Bloom County" comic strip )
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 6:09 AM Patrick (Malone Quantitative) <
> > malone using malonequantitative.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Try using relevel() to organize the categories in your factor in the
> > > desired order. You may need to use relevel(as.factor()) .
> > >
> > > On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 6:51 AM April Ettington
> > > <aprilettington using gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > When I use ggpubr with an x-axis utilizing descriptive categories (eg.
> > > bar
> > > > chart for different colors of car), it sorts all of the labels
> > > > alphabetically. Is there a way to change this so it shows in the order I
> > > > want?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > April
> > > >
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> > > >
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