How to decrease the width of bars for plotly bar chart in R?

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To decrease the width of bars for plotly bar chart, we can use layout function and set the autosize argument to FALSE.

For example, if we have a data frame called that contains a categorical column C and a numerical column Count then bar chart with decreased width of the bars can be created by using the below command −

plot_ly(df,x=x,y=y,type="bar")%>%layout(autosize=F)

Example

Following snippet creates a sample data frame −

x<-LETTERS[1:3]
y<-c(24,27,25)
df<-data.frame(x,y)
df

Output

The following dataframe is created −

  x   y
1 A  24
2 B  27
3 C  25

To load plotly package and create bar chart for data in df, add the following code to the above snippet −

library(plotly)
plot_ly(df,x=x,y=y,type="bar")

Output

If you execute all the above given snippets as a single program, it generates the following output −

Now, to create bar chart for data in df with decreased width of bars (This will be better understood after application), add the following code to the above snippet −

plot_ly(df,x=x,y=y,type="bar")%>%layout(autosize=FALSE)

Output

If you execute all the above given snippets as a single program, it generates the following output −

raja
Updated on 06-Nov-2021 06:13:06

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