save_plot: Save ggplot-figure for print publication

Description Usage Arguments Note

View source: R/save_plot.R

Description

Convenient function to save the last ggplot-figure in high quality for publication.

Usage

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save_plot(filename, fig = last_plot(), width = 12, height = 9,
  dpi = 300, theme = theme_get(), label.color = "black",
  label.size = 2.4, axis.textsize = 0.8, axis.titlesize = 0.75,
  legend.textsize = 0.6, legend.titlesize = 0.65,
  legend.itemsize = 0.5)

Arguments

filename

Name of the output file; filename must end with one of the following accepted file types: ".png", ".jpg", ".svg" or ".tif".

fig

The plot that should be saved. By default, the last plot is saved.

width

Width of the figure, in centimetres.

height

Height of the figure, in centimetres.

dpi

Resolution in dpi (dots per inch). Ignored for vector formats, such as ".svg".

theme

The default theme to use when saving the plot.

label.color

Color value for labels (axis, plot, etc.).

label.size

Fontsize of value labels inside plot area.

axis.textsize

Fontsize of axis labels.

axis.titlesize

Fontsize of axis titles.

legend.textsize

Fontsize of legend labels.

legend.titlesize

Fontsize of legend title.

legend.itemsize

Size of legend's item (legend key), in centimetres.

Note

This is a convenient function with some default settings that should come close to most of the needs for fontsize and scaling in figures when saving them for printing or publishing. It uses cairographics anti-aliasing (see png).

For adjusting plot appearance, see also sjPlot-themes.


sjPlot documentation built on Oct. 15, 2018, 1:03 a.m.