[R] bar plot colors

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Tue Dec 18 09:31:52 CET 2007

Winkel, David wrote:
> All,
> I have a question regarding colors in bar plots.  I want to stack a
> total of 18 cost values in each bar. Basically, it is six cost types and
> each cost type has three components- direct, indirect, and induced
> costs.  I would like to use both solid color bars and bars with the
> slanted lines (using the density parameter).  The colors would
> distinguish cost types and the lines would distinguish
> direct/indirect/induced.  I want the cost types (i.e. colors) to be
> stacked together for each cost type.  In other words, I don't want all
> of the solid bars at the bottom and all of the slanted lines at the top.
> So far, I have made a bar plot with all solid colors and then tried to
> overwrite that bar plot by calling barplot() again and putting the white
> slanted lines across the bars.  However, I can't get this method to work
> while still grouping the cost types together.
Hi David,
This is a real challenge:



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