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Using the Pipe Operator in ggplot2

Tomaz Kastrun reduces the number of pipe-like operators:

Using pipe %>% or chaining commands is very intuitive for creating following set of commands for data preparation. Visualization library ggplot in this manner uses sign “+” (plus) to do all the chaining. What if we would have to replace with the pipe sign?

This is because ggplot was developed prior to magrittr took over the piping world in R, so there wasn’t a “normal” pipe. I had been hopeful that ggvis would take over, as it does use the %>% pipe, but that project has gone dormant.