[R] Math and symbols in titles of plots

partha_bagchi@hgsi.com partha_bagchi at hgsi.com
Tue Oct 26 19:40:57 CEST 1999

My apologies to you and the group. I just have been to busy to upgrade yet.

                    Martin Maechler                                                                                    
                    <maechler at stat.mat        To:     partha_bagchi at hgsi.com                                           
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                                              Subject:     Re: [R] Math and symbols in titles of plots                 
                    10/26/1999 01:31                                                                                   
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                    Martin Maechler                                                                                    

It *was* a bug in the 0.64.1 R version, but not anymore.

(we *do* fix bugs quite a bit!... as you can see in "BUGS FIXED" parts of
 the NEWS file (and you can also see in the announcements of new R


>> Is this a bug - If there is a break in the title of a plot ( with \n),
>> symbols or math is "broken"?
>> for example:

>> > version
>> ....
>> major      0
>> minor      64.1
>> ....
>> > plot(0)
>> #This works just fine
>> > title(expression(paste("This works with math ", mu)))
>> #This "looks" bad
>> > plot(0)
>> > title(expression(paste("This does not works with math \n", mu, "with
>> additional text")))

>> Thanks for any insight.

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