[R] Placing a varialbe within a text statement.

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Wed Feb 2 22:14:41 CET 2000

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Matt Pocernich wrote:

> I have a simple question.
> On a plot, I would like to place text containing a calculated value.  What is the format?
> For example.
> I would like the following text to appear on a plot.
> The average temperature is 23.1 degrees.
> I'm guessing the command is 
> text( x, y, "The average temperature is " %variable name% "degrees")
You're guessing incorrectly.  Try

	text(x,y,paste("The average temperature is ", variable, "degrees"))

Thomas Lumley
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle

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