[R] Using expression for Italics and object evaluation in plot title

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 14:48:59 CEST 2007

Try bquote as in:


On 10/10/07, Daniel Brewer <daniel.brewer at icr.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to get a title on a plot that contains both some formatting
> and prints the value of an object.  What I have been using to get the
> italics is:
> title(sub=expression(paste("Log-rank test ",italic("p"),"-value = ",p.val)))
> But this prints "p.val" rather than the object value.  I have tried
> various combinations of paste and expression but it seems that to get
> the italic expression function has to be called first.
> Any ideas on how to get round this problem?
> Thanks
> Dan
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