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Plotly with ggplot2 does not show titles of multiple plots in R

I have asked this question on SO with no response. Here is the link: Question on SO.

I am trying to layout 2 plots together using ggplot2 and plotly. Here’s what I tried:


mt_mpg <- ggplot(data = mtcars)+
  geom_boxplot(aes(x = as.factor(cyl), y = mpg))+
  ggtitle("mpg vs cyl")

mt_disp <- ggplot(data = mtcars)+
  geom_boxplot(aes(x = as.factor(cyl), y = disp))+
  ggtitle("disp vs cyl")

subplot(mt_mpg, mt_disp)    

Everything works great but the title of the combined plot only contains “disp vs cyl”. I want to include both titles on the top of their corresponding plots. But I don’t see any option in subplot() command to do so. Any ideas how this can be fixed? Thanks.

Hey @durraniu

one way is to use facet_wrap instead of ggtitle. For example:

df <- mtcars
df$lab1 <- 'mpg vs cyl'
df$lab2 <- 'disp vs cyl'

mt_mpg <- ggplot(df)+
  geom_boxplot(aes(x = as.factor(cyl), y = mpg))+

mt_disp <- ggplot(df)+
  geom_boxplot(aes(x = as.factor(cyl), y = disp))+

subplot(mt_mpg, mt_disp) 

Hope this helps,