graphicsutils is a R package that adds various graphics utilities based on the core package graphics. Similar functions may already exist elsewhere (most likely in the plotrix package). However this package may help users to overcome some difficulties they may encounter with graphics.

Also, as graphicsutils is based on the graphics package, it is not designed to work with the grid system (and thereby it does not work with ggplot2). Related with this, is one very helpful article by Paul Murrell: The gridGraphics Package.


The easiest way to install graphicsutils is to use remotes:


Then, load it:

Main features

See our tour vignette to have a overview of the functionalities included in the package.

Code of Conduct

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.