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ggsci 3.0.0

CRAN release: 2023-03-08

New features


  • Use a proper, three-component version number following Semantic Versioning.
  • Reduce output figure size in vignettes and README.Rmd by switching to the ragg PNG device and using pngquant for compression.
  • Added a new vignette on frequently asked questions.
    • A simple solution to interpolate the color palettes when the data has more categories than the number of colors in a discrete color scale.
    • A note on using a color scale consistently for multiple ggplot2 plots by setting global options (thanks, @DanChaltiel, #13).
  • Replace size with linewidth in code examples for ggplot2 >= 3.4.0.
  • Replaced the previous logo with a new hex sticker logo.
  • Replaced previous CI/CD solutions with GitHub Actions workflows.
  • Fixed broken or moved links in function documentation and vignettes.
  • Removed the LazyData field from DESCRIPTION.

ggsci 2.9

CRAN release: 2018-05-14


ggsci 2.8

CRAN release: 2017-09-30


  • Use system font stack instead of Google Fonts in vignettes to avoid pandoc SSL issue.

ggsci 2.7

CRAN release: 2017-06-12

New features

Two new discrete color palettes:

  • JAMA
  • Tron Legacy

One new collection of continuous palettes with 19 color options:

  • Material Design

ggsci 2.4

CRAN release: 2017-03-08

New features

Four new discrete color palettes:

  • NEJM
  • LocusZoom
  • IGV
  • Star Trek

ggsci 2.0

CRAN release: 2016-11-21

New features

Two new discrete color palettes:

  • D3.js (v3)
  • Futurama (Planet Express)

The first continuous color palette:

  • GSEA GenePattern

ggsci 1.0

New features

Eight discrete color palettes (2016-04-01):

  • NPG
  • AAAS
  • Lancet
  • JCO
  • UChicago
  • The Simpsons (Springfield)
  • Rick and Morty (Schwifty)