My final post about my "animation journey" was published this week on texblog.org. It discusses how to make animations in LaTeX with the animate package. You can check it out here.
Today, I tried to plot some spatial data in R and observed some weird behavior. Digging deeper revealed some interesting differences between plotting in R with different operating systems. My work computer is a Mac and my private computer runs Windows, but I still use it primarily for work (for private life - and, well, … Continue reading R and graphics devices on Mac and Windows
This post summarizes what happens under different graphics devices on Mac and Windows when the resolution is such that the data can't be correctly represented. Just for fun. Everything is the same as in R and graphics devices on Mac and Windows except that I changed border='transparent', col='blue' to border='blue', col='transparent'. The filling of each ploygon … Continue reading R and graphics devices on Mac and Windows – part 2
I just researched ways to make animated .gif files in R. In particular, I wanted to animate a map over a number of years to visualize the change of a variable over these years. There are a lot of different options out there and I am trying to summarize their different functionalities here. Many people … Continue reading Options to create animated plots in R