[R] Superscript/Subscript in main title

Christoph Meyer christoph.meyer at uni-ulm.de
Wed Jun 4 23:11:29 CEST 2008

Hi Tariq,


plot(x,y,main=expression("Emission of CO"[2]*" with time"))


Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 10:31:08 PM, you wrote:

> I have been trying to figure out how to get superscript/subscript in the
> main title for a plot. I have tried various approaches and suggestions but
> none of them work. I am trying to get the following as the main title of my
> plot:

> Emission of CO2 with time

> (but note that 2 is subscript.)

> I have tried

> plot(main="Emission of C"expression(O[2]) "with time")

> and I get error message. I have also tried

> plot(main="Emission of C"quote(O[2]) "with time")

> I have also tried

> plot(main"")
> mtext("Emission of C"expression(O[2]) "with time")

> I keep getting errors. I have searched the archives but none of the threads
> seem to touch upon this. I would appreciate any suggestion. Regards,

> Tariq

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