R Language Color schemes for graphics RColorBrewer


Example

ColorBrewer project is a very popular tool to select harmoniously matching color palettes. RColorBrewer is a port of the project for R and provides also colorblind-friendly palettes.


An example of use

colors_vec <- brewer.pal(5, name = 'BrBG')
print(colors_vec)
[1] "#A6611A" "#DFC27D" "#F5F5F5" "#80CDC1" "#018571"

RColorBrewer creates coloring options for ggplot2: scale_color_brewer and scale_fill_brewer.

library(ggplot2)
ggplot(mtcars)+
        geom_point(aes(x = mpg, y = hp, color = factor(cyl)), size = 3)+
        scale_color_brewer(palette = 'Greens')+
        theme_minimal()+
        theme(legend.position = c(.8,.8))

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