[R] Greek in text()
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Apr 15 15:02:48 CEST 2002
Bill Simpson <W.Simpson at gcal.ac.uk> writes:
> I have gone over the examples and can't figure this out:
> rho<-.77
> text(x=.05,y=.5,paste(expression(rho),rho))
>
> I was hoping to get this to print a Greek rho with 0.77 beside it.
> Instead I get: rho 0.77 (i.e. Roman lettering)
> The help on expression() is quite opaque so I don't understand how it
> works.
Pasting an expression and a number gives a character string before the
math plotting routines get to it:
> paste(expression(rho),rho)
[1] "rho 0.77"
try
substitute(rho==val,list(val=rho))
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