How to Hand Edit R Plots in Inkscape
You can control graph elements with code as you output things from R, but sometimes it is easier to do it manually. Inkscape, an Open Source alternative to Adobe Illustrator, might be what you are looking for.
To access this full tutorial, you must be a member. (If you are already a member, log in here.)
You will get unlimited access to step-by-step visualization courses and tutorials for insight and presentation — all while supporting an independent site. Files and data are included so that you can more easily apply what you learn in your own work.
Learn to make great charts that are beautiful and useful.
Members also recieve a weekly newsletter, The Process. Keep up-to-date on visualization tools, the rules, and the guidelines and how they all work together in practice.
See samples of everything you gain access to:
More Tutorials See All →
How to Make Line Charts in Python, with Pandas and Matplotlib
The chart type can be used to show patterns over time and relationships between variables. This is a comprehensive introduction to making them using two common libraries.
Calendar Heatmaps to Visualize Time Series Data
The familiar but underused layout is a good way to look at patterns over time.
How to Make Animated Line Charts in R
Sometimes it’s useful to animate the multiple lines instead of showing them all at once.