[R] specifying plot symbol sizes in qplot or ggplot2

ONKELINX, Thierry Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be
Wed Jun 9 13:56:04 CEST 2010

Have a look at ?scale_size_manual()



ir. Thierry Onkelinx
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> Onderwerp: [R] specifying plot symbol sizes in qplot or ggplot2
> Hi.
> first things first ... thanks for ggplot2.
> Now my question. I'm using qplot to generate a plot as 
> follows where X,Y,Z, A are columns in a dataframe.
> qplot(X, Y, data=XYDATA, color=Z, geom=c("point"), size=A)
> This works as expected. Factor A has three levels so there 
> are three sizes of the point plot symbol. I understand that 
> the factor levels are mapped to symbol sizes. However the 
> sizes are too small for my liking. Is there any way I can 
> specify the range of plot symbol sizes that factor A levels 
> are mapped to?
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