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Plotly R Library

Plotly for R is an interactive, browser-based charting library built on the open source javascript graphing library, plotly.js. It works entirely locally, through the HTML widgets framework.
d <- diamonds[sample(nrow(diamonds), 1000), ]
plot_ly(d, x = ~carat, y = ~price, color = ~carat,
        size = ~carat, text = ~paste("Clarity: ", clarity))

Plotly graphs are interactive. Click-drag to zoom, shift-click to pan, double-click to autoscale.

Know and love ggplot2? Try ggplotly

p <- ggplot(data = d, aes(x = carat, y = price)) +
  geom_point(aes(text = paste("Clarity:", clarity))) +
  geom_smooth(aes(colour = cut, fill = cut)) + facet_wrap(~ cut)


3D WebGL and more

Although data frames can be thought of as the central object in this package, plotly visualizations don't actually require a data frame. This makes chart types that accept a z argument especially easy to use if you have a numeric matrix:

plot_ly(z = ~volcano, type = "surface")
Basic Charts
Statistical Charts
Scientific Charts
3D Charts
Multiple Axes, Subplots, and Insets
Add Custom Controls with JavaScript

All Plotly charts have click, hover and zoom events exposed to add custom controls with Plotly's JavaScript postMessage API.

Layout Options
File Settings
Image Export & Retrieving Plots
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