Dear R studio community,
I would like to propose a question I was dealing with for the past several days.
However, I still did not find a perfect solution for my problem displaying what I need in a proper, solid way. Hence, I thought I come to you, the experts, to potentially help me out on this.
I have data of boreholes (txt file, rows & columns) that have, in total, 6 columns. The first column reflects the name of a borehole, the second its depth and the third to the last one refers to whether they contain data as given in the column header (e.g. data1: yes/no, data2: yes no, etc. up to data4).
My approach so far:
I did some research and found functions such as balloonplot (part of ggplot) to e.g. display the four categorial data types (data1 to data4) and the boreholes' names on the Y-axis, displaying bubbles, which have a size related to their depth (continuous color scale). However, of course, this does not work as it mixes categorial (yes/no) data with continuous data (depth in meters, for colour code). Furthermore, if no data is available, how should the bubble be plotted if it is related to depth? But I still want to include the depth information in the same plot.
I was thinking of a bunch of other problems but could not find a proper solution. Maybe I am just making my life to complicated with that...?
Therefore, I would like to ask whether you could give me a hint if I am on the right track with the balloonplot option or if I should consider a completely different type of plot. However, I would like to avoid standard bar plots.
The amount of boreholes, hence rows of my file, is 70 (which make X- or Y-axis quite long).
Thank you very much for your consideration in advance and have a nice day!