hexSticker: create hexagon sticker in R

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Author

Guangchuang YU https://guangchuangyu.github.io

School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University

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Installation

Install the hexSticker package via CRAN:

install.packages("hexSticker")

You can also install the package via the Github repository.

# install.package("devtools")   #In case you have not installed it.
devtools::install_github("GuangchuangYu/hexSticker")

Fail to install

imageMagick

imageMagick is required for installing hexSticker. If you have not installed it, please try the following approaches.

Fail to load ‘sysfonts’

In Mac OS, you may need to re-install sysfornt to properly load it.

Be sure to install xqartz first.

brew update && brew install homebrew/cask/xquartz

Examples

sticker function will produce a file with dimension exactly for printing according to http://hexb.in/sticker.html

base plot

library(hexSticker)
sticker(expression(plot(cars, cex=.5, cex.axis=.5, mgp=c(0,.3,0), xlab="", ylab="")),
        package="hexSticker", p_size=8, s_x=1, s_y=.8, s_width=1.2, s_height=1,
        filename="inst/figures/baseplot.png")

lattice

library(lattice)

counts <- c(18,17,15,20,10,20,25,13,12)
outcome <- gl(3,1,9)
treatment <- gl(3,3)
bwplot <- bwplot(counts ~ outcome | treatment, xlab=NULL, ylab=NULL, cex=.5,
                 scales=list(cex=.5), par.strip.text=list(cex=.5))
sticker(bwplot, package="hexSticker", p_size=8, s_x=1.05, s_y=.75, s_width=2, s_height=1.5,
        h_fill="#f9690e", h_color="#f39c12", filename="inst/figures/lattice.png")

ggplot2

library(ggplot2)

p <- ggplot(aes(x = mpg, y = wt), data = mtcars) + geom_point()
p <- p + theme_void() + theme_transparent()

sticker(p, package="hexSticker", p_size=8, s_x=1, s_y=.75, s_width=1.3, s_height=1,
        filename="inst/figures/ggplot2.png")

image file

imgurl <- "http://www.belleamibengals.com/bengal_cat_2.png"
sticker(imgurl, package="hexSticker", p_size=8, s_x=1, s_y=.75, s_width=.6,
        filename="inst/figures/imgfile.png")


Stickers produced by hexSticker

If you use hexSticker and want your sticker to be listed here, please feel free to edit README.Rmd, and run rmarkdown::render("README.Rmd") in R to generate README.md.

Please put stickers in alphabet order.

Stickers for software packages

Stickers for events/workshops

Stickers for fun

Stickers for organizations

Print/order stickers

Sticker designers can make their stickers available via Sticker Mule.