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patchwork

The goal of patchwork is to make it ridiculously simple to combine separate ggplots into the same graphic. As such it tries to solve the same problem as gridExtra::grid.arrange() and cowplot::plot_grid but using an API that incites exploration and iteration, and scales to arbitrily complex layouts.

Installation

You can install patchwork from github with:

# install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github("thomasp85/patchwork")

Basic example

The usage of patchwork is simple: just add plots together!

library(ggplot2)
library(patchwork)

p1 <- ggplot(mtcars) + geom_point(aes(mpg, disp))
p2 <- ggplot(mtcars) + geom_boxplot(aes(gear, disp, group = gear))

p1 + p2

patchwork provides rich support for arbitrarily complex layouts with full alignment. As an example, check out this very readable code for nesting three plots on top of a third:

p3 <- ggplot(mtcars) + geom_smooth(aes(disp, qsec))
p4 <- ggplot(mtcars) + geom_bar(aes(carb))

(p1 | p2 | p3) /
      p4

Learn more

patchwork can do so much more. Check out the guides for learning everything there is to know about all the different features:

Code of Conduct

Please note that the patchwork project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.

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install.packages('patchwork')

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December 1st, 2019

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