geom_area(mapping = NULL, data = NULL, stat = "identity", position = "stack", na.rm = FALSE, ...)
aes_string. Only needs to be set at the layer level if you are overriding the plot defaults.
FALSE(the default), removes missing values with a warning. If
TRUEsilently removes missing values.
layer. This can include aesthetics whose values you want to set, not map. See
layerfor more details.
An area plot is the continuous analog of a stacked bar
geom_bar), and can be used to
show how composition of the whole varies over the range
of x. Choosing the order in which different components
is stacked is very important, as it becomes increasing
hard to see the individual pattern as you move up the
An area plot is a special case of
geom_ribbon, where the minimum of the range
is fixed to 0, and the position adjustment defaults to
# see geom_ribbon