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Going Deeper with R
Advanced Data Wrangling and Analysis
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- Use Titles to Highlight Findings
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- Use Annotations to Explain
- Tweak Spacing
- Customize Your Theme
- Customize Your Fonts
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Customize Your Fonts
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This lesson is called Customize Your Fonts, part of the Going Deeper with R course. This lesson is called Customize Your Fonts, part of the Going Deeper with R course.
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Heads up! Working with custom fonts changed significantly after I recorded the lessons for this course. I've added an updated video below. The new changes make working with custom fonts much easier than it used to be.
Change your settings in RStudio so you can render with AGG
Change all text in your last plot to use a custom font (you’ll have to do this in a few different places)
Save your plot using
If you’re interested in a quite technical blog post on the changes to working with custom fonts, Thomas Lin Pedersen, developer of
systemfonts, has written up an explanation of the problem these packages solve.
The best resource for learning more about how to use custom fonts is this article by June Choe.