Themes And Legends In ggplot2

I have another part of my ggplot2 series up, this time on themes and legends:

You are not limited to using defaults in your graphs.  Let’s go back to the minimal theme but change the fonts a bit.  I want to make the following changes:

  1. Use Gill Sans fonts instead of the default

  2. Increase the title font size a little bit

  3. Decrease the X axis font size a little bit

  4. Remove the Y axis; the subtitle makes it clear what the Y axis contains

By the time we’re through this, we have publication-quality visuals in a few dozen lines of code.  I also have provided a bonus rant on Windows and R and fonts because that’s a nasty experience.

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