Aesthetics finder

Type in your geom and find the right aesthetics for your visualization.

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area
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bar (vertical)
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bar (horizontal)
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bin2d
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boxplot
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col
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contour
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count
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crossbar (vertical)
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crossbar (horizontal)
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curve
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density
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density_2d
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dotplot
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errorbar
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freqpoly
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hex
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histogram (on x-axis)
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histogram (on y-axis)
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jitter
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label
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linerange (vertical)
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linerange (horizontal)
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map
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path
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point
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pointrange (vertical)
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pointrange (horizontal)
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polygon
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quantile
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raster
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rect
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ribbon (variation y-axis)
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ribbon (variation x-axis)
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rug
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segment
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smooth
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spoke
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step
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text
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tile
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violin
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