HexBin plot

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HexBin plot

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This plot is for grouping scattered points into hexagonal boxes on a chart.  This is useful when l plotting many datapoints and your interested in finding a common pattern among all the x and y points.


Learn It

Want to see exactly how I built this visual?  Check out my Hexagonal Bin Tutorial on PowerBI.Tips which explains how to create this visual step by step.  Tutorial includes detailed explainations about the R script.  Enjoy!


Prerequisites (The sample .pbix files won't work without installing the following)

1. Install R Engine

Power BI does not include the R engine.  Therefore, a seperate installation is required to install R on your local computer.  You can download R from the Revolution Open download page, and through the CRAN Repository.


2. Install the R packages

Once R engine has been installed you can dowload the package from the Revolution Open Package Downloads Page


Required R Packages




Tested on

MRO 3.3.1, CRAN 3.3.1