Set guides for each scale

Description

Guides for each scale can be set scale-by-scale with the guide argument, or en masse with guides().

Usage

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guides(...)

Arguments

...

List of scale name-guide pairs. The guide can either be a string (i.e. "colorbar" or "legend"), or a call to a guide function (i.e. guide_colourbar or guide_legend) specifying additional arguments.

Value

A list containing the mapping between scale and guide.

See Also

Other guides: guide_colourbar, guide_legend

Examples

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# ggplot object

dat <- data.frame(x = 1:5, y = 1:5, p = 1:5, q = factor(1:5),
 r = factor(1:5))
p <- ggplot(dat, aes(x, y, colour = p, size = q, shape = r)) + geom_point()

# without guide specification
p

# Show colorbar guide for colour.
# All these examples below have a same effect.

p + guides(colour = "colorbar", size = "legend", shape = "legend")
p + guides(colour = guide_colorbar(), size = guide_legend(),
  shape = guide_legend())
p +
 scale_colour_continuous(guide = "colorbar") +
 scale_size_discrete(guide = "legend") +
 scale_shape(guide = "legend")

 # Remove some guides
 p + guides(colour = "none")
 p + guides(colour = "colorbar",size = "none")

# Guides are integrated where possible

p + guides(colour = guide_legend("title"), size = guide_legend("title"),
  shape = guide_legend("title"))
# same as
g <- guide_legend("title")
p + guides(colour = g, size = g, shape = g)

p + theme(legend.position = "bottom")

# position of guides

# Set order for multiple guides
ggplot(mpg, aes(displ, cty)) +
  geom_point(aes(size = hwy, colour = cyl, shape = drv)) +
  guides(
   colour = guide_colourbar(order = 1),
   shape = guide_legend(order = 2),
   size = guide_legend(order = 3)
 )

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