How do I make a smooth line with transparency show transparency in legend?

Hi All,

Does anyone know how to make a smoothed line with transparency show transparency in legend?

Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong??

See example below


ggplot(penguins) +
  geom_smooth(aes(bill_length_mm, body_mass_g, col = species)) +
  scale_color_manual(values = scales::alpha(c("red", "blue", "green"), 0.1)) 

Usually you can do this by overriding aesthetics in guides(), but the alpha transparency seems to only affect the confidence bars - so I'm not sure there is a simple way to do it, but this works:


ggplot(penguins, aes(bill_length_mm, body_mass_g, color = species)) +
  geom_smooth(alpha = 0.3, size = 0) +
  stat_smooth(geom = "line", alpha = 0.3) +
  scale_color_manual(values = c("red", "blue", "green"))

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