[R] LaTeX in R

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Jul 30 17:42:28 CEST 2004

On Fri, 30 Jul 2004, Roy, Supratik wrote:

> I tried to include LaTeX expressions in the header of a plot in R.
> (1) Using PlotMath, LaTeX type expressions, e.g., R^x is possible, however,
> dist<-"...." (some string)
> ....main=expression(R^x,dist)....
> does not substitute the value of dist, as well do the proper superscripting.
> Also within an expression, substitute does not work, (apparently), so that
> explicit substituting of "dist" does not take place.

Working from the example in FAQ 7.15 suggests something like
 dist=" is the xth power of R"

which works fine. A slightly more compact version is

If that output isn't what you want you will need to explain what you want
more precisely.


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