Preface to the third edition

Welcome to the third edition of “ggplot2: elegant graphics for data analysis”. I’m so excited to have an updated book

Major changes

  • The chapters on data analysis and modelling have been removed. You can find updated versions of this material in R for Data Science at

  • The toolbox chapter has been split into multiple chapters.

    New chapter on arranging multiple plots on the page.

  • The positioning chapter has been split into facetting and coordinate systems.

  • New FAQ chapter that covers some of the most commonly seen problems in the wild.