How to Customize Axes in R
For presentation purposes, it can be useful to adjust the style of your axes and reference lines for readability. It’s all about the details.
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Mapping With Shapefiles in R – Getting Started
Geographic data is often available as a shapefile, and there’s plenty of heavy software to get that data in a map. R is an open source option, and as a bonus, much of the work can be done in a few lines of code.
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As people and things move through a place, it can be useful to see their connected paths instead of just individual points.
How to Make a State Grid Map in R
Something of a cross between a reference table and a map, the state grid provides equal space to each state and a semblance of the country to quickly pick out individual states.