[R] Variable value in expression (plotmath)
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Sep 12 17:53:04 CEST 2000
"Dirk F. Raetzel" <raetzel at Mathematik.Uni-Marburg.de> writes:
> I have a problem with the plotmath facility and haven't found any solution
> in the FAQ and Online-Help.
> I am trying to incorporate the value of a variable in an expression for an
> axis with plotmath.
> Considering having
> > gamma <- 10
> I'd like to have a plot with
> > plot( .... , xlab=expression(gamma==10))
> but depending on the true value of the variable.
> How can I achieve this? I tried some combinations of paste(),
> as.expression(), c() and some other stuff, but didn't succeed.
FAQ 7.16 How can I substitute into a plot label?
Often, it is desired to use the value of an R object in a plot label,
e.g., a title. This is easily accomplished using paste() if the label
is a simple character string, but not always obvious in case the label
is an expression (for refined mathematical annotation). In such a
case, either use parse() on your pasted character string or use
substitute() on an expression. For example, if ahat is an estimator of
your parameter a of interest, use
title(substitute(hat(a) == ahat, list(ahat = ahat)))
(note that it is == and not =). There are more worked examples in the
mailing list achives.
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