The streamgraph package is a html widget and thus output interactive charts by default. This post explains how to output a static png image using to the webshot package.
R, streamgraphs are built thanks to the
streamgraph package that is an htmlwidget. They are thus rendered as interactive graphics.
It is possible to get a static version, using the
It is however tricky to export the html format to an usual
.png image. You have to use the
webshot library which allows to take screenshots of web page from R. Check the commented code below to see how to proceed:
# Library library(streamgraph) # Create data: data <- data.frame( year=rep(seq(1990,2016) , each=10), name=rep(letters[1:10] , 27), value=sample( seq(0,1,0.0001) , 270) ) # Start with a classic stream graph. It is supposed to open in a browser streamgraph(data, key="name", value="value", date="year") # Copy the URL of the html window you get # load webshot library library(webshot) #install phantom: webshot::install_phantomjs() # Make a webshot in pdf : high quality but can not choose printed zone webshot("paste_your_html_here.html" , "output.pdf", delay = 0.2) # Make a webshot in png : Low quality - but you can choose shape webshot("paste_your_html_here" , "output.png", delay = 0.2 , cliprect = c(440, 0, 1000, 10))