11.15 Bar Chart Narrow Bars Economist Theme
%>% ds ggplot(aes(wind_dir_9am)) + geom_bar(width=0.5) + scale_y_continuous(labels=comma) + labs(x="", title="Wind Direction Recorded 9am Daily", y="Count") + ::theme_economist() ggthemes
The width of the bars can be specified, relative to the space allowed
for each bar. Here we make the bars narrower using
width=0.5 so as to be half width. This may help to
make the plot look less dark.
Notice the use of the ggthemes::theme_economist() for a bit of variety. To suit this theme the usual x label is moved to be the title.
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