Create a lollipop chart

lollipopChart(
  data,
  x,
  y,
  sort = "none",
  bgcol = "white",
  xticks = NULL,
  yticks = NULL,
  xFontSize = 12,
  yFontSize = 12,
  font = "Verdana, Geneva, Tahoma, sans-serif",
  xtitle = NULL,
  xtitleFontSize = 14,
  ytitle = NULL,
  ytitleFontSize = 14,
  title = NULL,
  titleFontSize = 20,
  lineStroke = "maroon",
  lineStrokeWidth = 4,
  circleFill = "lime",
  circleStroke = "lime",
  circleStrokeWidth = 1,
  circleRadius = 10,
  axisCol = "black",
  width = NULL,
  height = NULL
)

Arguments

data

The data frame containing the variables to consider.

x

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

y

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

sort

Whether to sort or not the vertical lines. Takes three values 'none' which is the default, 'ascending' or 'descending'.

bgcol

The background-color of the SVG output. Defaults to 'white'.

xticks

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

yticks

Optional. The number of y-axis ticks to consider.

xFontSize

the font size of the x-axis labels. Defaults to 10.

yFontSize

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

font

The font family to consider for the titles. Defaults to "Verdana, Geneva, Tahoma, sans-serif".

xtitle

Optional. The title of the x-axis.

xtitleFontSize

The font size of the x-axis title. Defaults to 16.

ytitle

Optional. The title of the y-axis.

ytitleFontSize

The font size of the y-axis title. Defaults to 16.

title

Optional. The title of the plot.

titleFontSize

The font size of the plot title. Defaults to 22.

lineStroke

The stroke color of the vertical lines. Defaults to 'maroon'.

lineStrokeWidth

The vertical lines stroke's width. Defaults to 4.

circleFill

The color of the circles. Defaults to 'lime'.

circleStroke

The color of the stroke surrounding the circle. Defaults to 'lime'.

circleStrokeWidth

The width of the circles' stroke. Defaults to 1.

circleRadius

The radius of the circles. Defaults to 10.

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 lollipop chart.

Examples

library(ggplot2) # needed for the mpg data frame library(dplyr) # needed for data wrangling mpg %>% group_by(drv) %>% summarise(median_cty = median(cty)) %>% lollipopChart( x = "drv", y = "median_cty", sort = "ascending", xtitle = "drv variable", ytitle = "median cty", title = "Median cty per drv" )