This recipe shows you how to get control over an axis within a ggplot plot.
ggplot2 package does a great job of automatically setting the appearance of the axes, but sometimes, even in the early stages of your project, you may want your axis to appear in a specific shape, showing, for instance, a defined number of tickmarks.
This is what this recipe is all about—giving you control over the appearance of your
In this example, we will use a plot based on the Iris dataset.
The Iris dataset is one of most used datasets in R tutorials and learning sessions, and it is derived from a 1936 paper by Ronald Fisher, named The use of multiple measurements in taxonomic problems.
Data was ...