colourpicker v1.1.0


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A Colour Picker Tool for Shiny and for Selecting Colours in Plots

A colour picker that can be used as an input in 'Shiny' apps or Rmarkdown documents. The colour picker supports alpha opacity, custom colour palettes, and many more options. A Plot Colour Helper tool is available as an 'RStudio' Addin, which helps you pick colours to use in your plots. A more generic Colour Picker 'RStudio' Addin is also provided to let you select colours to use in your R code.


{colourpicker} - A Colour Picker Tool for Shiny and for Selecting Colours in Plots

status CRAN

Demo · Created by Dean Attali

{colourpicker} gives you a colour picker widget that can be used in different contexts in R.

colour input image

The most common uses of {colourpicker} are to use the colourInput() function to create a colour input in Shiny, or to use the plotHelper() function/RStudio Addin to easily select colours for a plot.

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Table of contents

Functions in colourpicker

Name Description
colourPicker Colour picker gadget
runExample Run a colourpicker example
colourWidget Create a colour picker htmlwidget
colourInput Create a colour input control
plotHelper Plot colour helper
colourpicker-package colourpicker
updateColourInput Change the value of a colour input
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