[R] display double dot over character in plotmath?
maitra at email.com
Sun May 14 18:18:08 CEST 2017
On Sun, 14 May 2017 09:08:46 -0700 David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net> wrote:
> > On May 14, 2017, at 8:43 AM, Ranjan Maitra <maitra at email.com> wrote:
> > Thanks, Duncan!
> > This works for the particular case and is, to my mind, a great solution!
> > However, I was wondering: is it possible to use these double dots with another character, such as omega?
> > I apologize for changing the question somewhat, but I did not realize earlier that there were separate codes for putting double dots over different letters and I thought that figuring out the simpler question would be enough for me to figure out the next step.
> I think you should be looking for a LaTeX solution. There is a tikzDevice-package.
> This says you can assemble symbols with backspaces:
> For instance, LATEX defines \hbar (“~”) as a “¯” character (\mathchar’26) followed by a backspace of 9 math units (\mkern-9mu), followed by the letter “h”:
> The second example in ?tikz, which could be a starting point for completing your task fails on my Mac by only displaying the names of the glyphs but not the glyphs themselves in the plot, but it might have a better chance of succeeding on a Linux box.
Thanks! I was trying to avoid using tikz but I guess that there may well be no other alternative.
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