[R] italic greek symbols
Martin Henry H. Stevens
HStevens at MUOhio.edu
Tue Jul 31 21:41:05 CEST 2007
Thank you for this simple solution. It works well in R.app (R 2.5.1
GUI 1.20 (4535) (4535)), but I can't figure out how to make it work
in my Aquamacs+ESS.
When I attempt to set the locale, I get an error message. Any
thoughts are appreciated.
OS reports request to set locale to "greek" cannot be honored in:
On Jul 31, 2007, at 3:00 PM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, Martin Henry H. Stevens wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I am using R 2.5.1 on a Mac OS X 10.4.9, via ESS.
>> I would like to try to get an italic mu onto a plot axis label. I
>> note that in a previous email,
>> (Thu, 4 May 2006 19:41:41 +0100 (BST)), Brian Ripley wrote,
>> "There is no italic symbol font available on most devices. So
>> unless you
>> try to plot Greek (not math symbol Greek) you are out of luck. "
>> How does one plot Greek, or is there now another solution?
> Use the appropriate Unicode characters. Lower case mu is \u03bc.
> Whether this works depends on the device and locale (as I said before)
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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