[R] Adding math symbols to axis labels
David Winsemius
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri Dec 23 04:09:14 CET 2011
On Dec 22, 2011, at 4:16 PM, tamre wrote:
> I am trying to get m"dot"s^-1 in a x-axis label for a publication
> ready
> graph. I can get ms^-1 with no problem, but I can't get the symbol
> for
> the "dot" to work. I am have tried the following:
>
> plot(x,y,xlab=expression(paste("Target Velocity
> (",ms^-1,")")),ylab="Passage Probability",ylim=c(0,1))
>
> which works fine.
>
> I tried changing to:
>
> plot(x,y,xlab=expression(paste("Target Velocity
> (m",symbol("327"),s^-1,")")),ylab="Passage Probability",ylim=c(0,1))
Instead:
?points
?plotmath
plot(1,1,xlab=expression("Target Velocity m"*symbol("\267")*s^-1 ),
ylab="Passage Probability",ylim=c(0,1))
>
> which does not work.
>
> I tried a couple of other iterations that also did not work. Any help
> is greatly appreciated!
>
>
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David Winsemius, MD
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