[Rd] plotmath degree symbol

Martin Møller Skarbiniks Pedersen tr@xpl@yer @ending from gm@il@com
Tue Aug 28 16:15:09 CEST 2018

On Fri, 24 Aug 2018 at 19:53, Edzer Pebesma
<edzer.pebesma using uni-muenster.de> wrote:
> In plotmath expressions, R's degree symbol, e.g. shown by
> plot(1, main = parse(text = "1*degree*C"))
> has sunk to halfway the text line, instead of touching its top. In older
> R versions this looked much better.

I can confirm this problem.

R version 3.5.1 (2018-07-02)
Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
Running under: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Matrix products: default
BLAS: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/blas/libblas.so.3.7.1
LAPACK: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/lapack/liblapack.so.3.7.1

 [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8       LC_NUMERIC=C
 [3] LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8        LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
 [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8       LC_NAME=C
 [9] LC_ADDRESS=C               LC_TELEPHONE=C

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] compiler_3.5.1

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