[R] German umlaut in xlab

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sun Apr 7 16:36:44 CEST 2002

Petra Steiner wrote:
> Dear all,
> which font do I have to choose to use German umlauts at x/ylab in plot? Do I
> have to change Rdevga; and how? Or should I use these Hershey vectors?
> I looked quite a long time for a solution, which should be easy, so I
> thought I'd better ask here.
> Maybe some other people have already solved this problem.

plot(1:10, xlab="äöü") works for me (R-1.4.1 on WinNT4 and Linux) on
windows() and postscript() device.
In which case (and OS) does the problem appear?

Uwe Ligges
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