Create a horizontal bar chart

horzBarChart(
  data,
  label,
  value,
  fill = "crimson",
  sort = "none",
  paddingWidth = 0.1,
  stroke = NULL,
  strokeWidth = 1,
  bgcol = "#CAD0D3",
  valueTicks = NULL,
  valueFontSize = 10,
  labelFontSize = 10,
  valueTitle = NULL,
  valueTitleFontSize = 14,
  labelTitle = NULL,
  labelTitleFontSize = 14,
  font = "Verdana, Geneva, Tahoma, sans-serif",
  title = NULL,
  titleFontSize = 20,
  opacity = 1,
  axisCol = "black",
  width = NULL,
  height = NULL
)

Arguments

data

The data frame containing the variables to consider.

label

The categorical variable to consider. Will be plotted on the y-axis.

value

The numeric variable to consider. Will be plotted on the x-axis.

fill

The color of the bars. Defaults to 'crimson'.

paddingWidth

The distance between each bar. The value goes from 0 to 0.99 included. Defaults to 0.1.

stroke

Optional. The color of the stroke of the bars.

strokeWidth

The width of the stroke of the bars. Defaults to 1 when the 'stroke' parameter is used.

valueTicks

Optional. the number of x-axis ticks to consider.

valueFontSize

The font size of the x-axis values. Defaults to 10.

labelFontSize

The font size of the y-axis labels. Defaults to 10.

valueTitle

Optional. The title of the x-axis.

valueTitleFontSize

The font size of the x-axis title if specified. Defaults to 14.

labelTitle

Optional. The title of the y-axis.

labelTitleFontSize

The font size of the y-axis title. Defaults to 14.

font

The font family of the text. Defaults to "Verdana, Geneva, Tahoma, sans-serif"

title

Optional. The title of the overall graphic.

titleFontSize

The font size of the overall graphic's title when specified.

opacity

The color opacity of the bars. Goes from 0 to 1. Defaults to 1.

axisCol

the color of the x and y axis. It includes the ticks, the labels and titles. Defaults to 'black'.

width

Optional. The width of the SVG output.

height

Optional. The height of the SVG output.

Value

A SVG horizontal bar chart.

Examples

library(ggplot2) # needed for the mpg data frame library(dplyr) # needed for the data wrangling process mpg %>% group_by(manufacturer) %>% summarise(median_hwy = median(hwy)) %>% horzBarChart( label = "manufacturer", value = "median_hwy", sort = "ascending" )