[R] How can I write the square root symbol in an axes label?

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Oct 9 20:32:37 CEST 2012

On Oct 9, 2012, at 11:13 AM, 21rosit wrote:

> And how can I write the units of my axis but outside the square root symbol
> I have
> plot(1:10, ylab=bquote(Log(sqrt("Total area (mm)")))) 
> but I need it as in the attached picture
> <http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/file/n4645602/square_root_mm1.jpg> 

plot(1:10, ylab=bquote(Log(sqrt("Total area")~"(mm)")))

The tilde generates a space, while no space would occur if you substituted "*" for the "~".
David Winsemius, MD
Alameda, CA, USA

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