[R] Don't understand plotmath behaviour (bug?)
Gabor Grothendieck
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 14:12:32 CEST 2005
On 30 Jul 2005 09:16:26 +0200, Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk> wrote:
> Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Numbers, not in characters strings do not come out bold:
> >
> > plot(1:5, type = "n")
> > text(x=3,y=3, quote(bold(paste("a"==a ~~ "0.5" == 0.5))))
>
> (what's the paste() for?)
I had a different example at the beginning but changed it and forgot
to remove the paste.
>
> ...and it is a design choice of course. Notice that operators are not
> boldfaced either, e.g., in text(x=3,y=3, quote(bold("x"==2*a + b ~~ "x
> = 2a+b"))) you get the = and the + in non-bold in the first part
> (granted, a bit hard to see for =). As I recall it, LaTeX does
> similarly unless you jump through a couple of hoops. It is
> intentional, but if you try to do it otherwise you'd run into trouble
> with the absense of a bold symbol font.
>
> > On 7/25/05, Wladimir Eremeev <wl at eimb.ru> wrote:
> > > Dear Thomas,
> > >
> > > TL> In case 1 you have the string "0.5", in case 2 you have the number 0.5.
> > > TL> text(x=2,y=2, quote(bold("0.5"==0.5)))
> > > TL> shows what is happening.
> > >
> > > I know about the different types in the cases.
> > > That is, 'bold' affects only on text strings.
> > > Am I right?
> > >
> > > ---
> > > Best regards,
> > > Wladimir mailto:wl at eimb.ru
> > >
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