This helper function makes it easy to change tidy data into a tidy(er) format that can be used by geom_parallel_sets.
gather_set_data(data, x, id_name = "id")
A tidy dataframe with some categorical columns
The columns to use for axes in the parallel sets diagram
The name of the column that will contain the original index of the row.
#> Class Sex Age Survived value id x y #> 1 1st Male Child No 0 1 Class 1st #> 2 2nd Male Child No 0 2 Class 2nd #> 3 3rd Male Child No 35 3 Class 3rd #> 4 Crew Male Child No 0 4 Class Crew #> 5 1st Female Child No 0 5 Class 1st #> 6 2nd Female Child No 0 6 Class 2nd