[R] How to mix different font styles in axis label of lattice plot?

Paul Murrell p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Oct 5 20:46:24 CEST 2008


Judith Flores wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a y-axis label that reads:  "S. schenckii yeast cells". The
> part that reads "S. schenckii" needs to be in italic style, the rest
> of the text is normal style. How can I specify the different font
> styles for each part of the y-axis label?

You can use R's 'plotmath' facility to do this ...

plot(1, ylab=expression(paste(italic("S. schenckii"), " yeast cells")))


> Thank you,
> Judith
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