Divides the plane into regular hexagons, counts the number of cases in
each hexagon, and then (by default) maps the number of cases to the hexagon
fill. Hexagon bins avoid the visual artefacts sometimes generated by
the very regular alignment of
geom_hex(mapping = NULL, data = NULL, stat = "binhex",
position = "identity", ..., na.rm = FALSE, show.legend = NA,
inherit.aes = TRUE)
stat_bin_hex(mapping = NULL, data = NULL, geom = "hex",
position = "identity", ..., bins = 30, binwidth = NULL,
na.rm = FALSE, show.legend = NA, inherit.aes = TRUE)
Set of aesthetic mappings created by
aes_(). If specified and
inherit.aes = TRUE (the
default), it is combined with the default mapping at the top level of the
plot. You must supply
mapping if there is no plot mapping.
The data to be displayed in this layer. There are three
NULL, the default, the data is inherited from the plot
data as specified in the call to
data.frame, or other object, will override the plot
data. All objects will be fortified to produce a data frame. See
fortify() for which variables will be created.
function will be called with a single argument,
the plot data. The return value must be a
will be used as the layer data. A
function can be created
~ head(.x, 10)).
Position adjustment, either as a string, or the result of
a call to a position adjustment function.
Other arguments passed on to
layer(). These are
often aesthetics, used to set an aesthetic to a fixed value, like
colour = "red" or
size = 3. They may also be parameters
to the paired geom/stat.
FALSE, the default, missing values are removed with
a warning. If
TRUE, missing values are silently removed.
logical. Should this layer be included in the legends?
NA, the default, includes if any aesthetics are mapped.
FALSE never includes, and
TRUE always includes.
It can also be a named logical vector to finely select the aesthetics to
FALSE, overrides the default aesthetics,
rather than combining with them. This is most useful for helper functions
that define both data and aesthetics and shouldn't inherit behaviour from
the default plot specification, e.g.
Override the default connection between
numeric vector giving number of bins in both vertical and
horizontal directions. Set to 30 by default.
Numeric vector giving bin width in both vertical and
horizontal directions. Overrides
bins if both set.
geom_hex() understands the following aesthetics (required aesthetics are in bold):
Learn more about setting these aesthetics in
number of points in bin
density of points in bin, scaled to integrate to 1
count, scaled to maximum of 1
density, scaled to maximum of 1
d <- ggplot
# You can control the size of the bins by specifying the number of
# bins in each direction:
d + geom_hex(bins = 10)
d + geom_hex(bins = 30)
# Or by specifying the width of the bins
(binwidth = c
(binwidth = c