[R] equivalent of $\check Y$ in plotmath

Yihui Xie xie at yihui.name
Sun Feb 23 18:31:35 CET 2014

Whenever plotmath is unable to provide what you want, you can always
go to tikzDevice for native LaTeX support:
Here is an example:

tikz('test-math.tex', standAlone = TRUE)
plot(1, main = '$\\check{Y}$')
system('pdflatex test-math.tex')

Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
Web: http://yihui.name

On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 9:29 PM, Ranjan Maitra
<maitra.mbox.ignored at inbox.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to put the expression which in LaTeX would be $\check Y$  as
> a label on the axis of a plot.
> How does one get the \check part of the above to produce a similar
> symbol in plotmath in R? I looked around plotmath's help but could not
> see this in the documentation.
> Many thanks for any suggestions, and best wishes,
> Ranjan
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