ggplot2 (version 2.1.0)

position_nudge: Nudge points.

Description

This is useful if you want to nudge labels a little ways from their points.

Usage

position_nudge(x = 0, y = 0)

Arguments

x, y
Amount of vertical and horizontal distance to move.

See Also

Other position adjustments: position_dodge, position_fill, position_identity, position_jitterdodge, position_jitter

Examples

df <- data.frame(
  x = c(1,3,2,5),
  y = c("a","c","d","c")
)

ggplot(df, aes(x, y)) +
  geom_point() +
  geom_text(aes(label = y))

ggplot(df, aes(x, y)) +
  geom_point() +
  geom_text(aes(label = y), position = position_nudge(y = -0.1))