11.54 Text Path Density Plot Text Location

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library(geomtextpath)
ds %>%
  filter(location %in% c("Canberra", "Sydney", "Darwin")) %>%
  ggplot(aes(x=max_temp, colour=location, label=location)) +
  geom_textdensity(size=5,
                   fontface=2,
                   vjust=-0.2,
                   hjust=0.2) +
  labs(x="Maximum Temperature", y="Density") +
  theme(legend.position="none")

Using geomtextpath (Cameron and van den Brand 2022) to flexibly add text to a plot, the text can be moved to above or below the line with a change to the vjust= option and how far along the plot the text appears is controlled by hjust=.

References

Cameron, Allan, and Teun van den Brand. 2022. Geomtextpath: Use Curved Text in Ggplot2. https://allancameron.github.io/geomtextpath.


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