[R] ggplot facet label font size
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Aug 4 05:32:21 CEST 2006
Just sending this to you. One thing that might be easy to do
yet give a lot of flexibility is to:
1. put meaningful names on the grobs. Even with just this it would be
possible to do a getNames() in grid and then from inspection grid.edit
the appropriate one(s).
2. create a routine that retrieves grobs so one does not have to use
getNames with grep.
trellis.focus and friends do this in lattice.
On 8/3/06, hadley wickham <h.wickham at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Sam,
> > How do I change the font size in the facet labels along the edges of the
> > plot?
> Unfortunately, you can't currently change the size of those fonts.
> However, it is on my todo list (as well as completely custom strip
> functions) and should be available in the near future.
> One thing you could do is have a look at ggopt, where you can at least
> change the strip text, if not the size.
> On 8/2/06, Walker, Sam <s-walker at ti.com> wrote:
> > For example (from the ggplot help file):
> > p<-ggplot(tips, sex ~ smoker, aesthetics=list(x=tip/total_bill))
> > gghistogram(p)
> > In this plot, the facet labels are "smoker: No", "smoker: Yes", "sex:
> > Female", "sex: Male". What command can I use to reduce the font size of
> > these labels?
> > In lattice terminology, cex is used to scale these strip labels. But I
> > couldn't find the equivalent in ggplot.
> > The reason I'm asking is I have a 9x7 array of plots which I've been
> > plotting with lattice. I wanted to use ggplot because I like having the
> > labels on the edge of the plots, but the label font size is too large
> > and exceeding the size of the label box.
> > Thanks in advance...
> > -Sam
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