A Variety of Area Charts with R
From the basic area chart, to the stacked version, to the streamgraph, the geometry is similar. Once you know how to do one, you can do them all.
To access this full tutorial and download the source code you must be a member. (If you are already a member, log in here.)
Gain instant access to step-by-step visualization courses and tutorials for insight and presentation — all while supporting an independent site. Source code and data is included so that you can more easily apply what you learn in your own work.
Members also recieve a weekly newsletter, The Process, which looks more closely at the tools, the rules, and the guidelines and how they work in practice.
See samples of everything you gain access to:
More Tutorials See All →
How to Make Chord Diagrams in R
Show connections in the circular layout for a more compact presentation.
R Cheat Sheet and Guide for Graphical Parameters
You can customize graphics in R with
par(), but the docs are mostly text and just organized alphabetically. Here is a more visual reference, categorized by what you can change. Plus, a one-page printout.
How to Visualize Proportions in R
There are many ways to show parts of a whole. Here are quick one-liners for the more common ones.