subtitleto explain the main findings. It's common to use the
captionto provide information about the data source.
labs(...)xlab(label)ylab(label)ggtitle(label, subtitle = NULL)
NULLfor no subtitle.
name. I recommend doing that if you're changing other scale options.
p <- ggplot(mtcars, aes(mpg, wt, colour = cyl)) + geom_point() p + labs(colour = "Cylinders") p + labs(x = "New x label") # The plot title appears at the top-left, with the subtitle # display in smaller text underneath it p + labs(title = "New plot title") p + labs(title = "New plot title", subtitle = "A subtitle") # The caption appears in the bottom-right, and is often used for # sources, notes or copyright p + labs(caption = "(based on data from ...)")
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