# [R] Quiz: Who finds the nicest form of X_1^\prime?

Marius Hofert m_hofert at web.de
Thu Apr 7 00:18:32 CEST 2011

thickness looks good, but length...
it should be something in between the following two:

plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X)[1]^bolditalic("'")))
plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X)[1]^bolditalic("|")))

On 2011-04-07, at 24:08 , David Winsemius wrote:

>
> On Apr 6, 2011, at 5:58 PM, Marius Hofert wrote:
>
>> Dear Peter, Dear David,
>>
>> this is also what I tried: plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X)[1]^minute)) [as suggested by Peter]. The problem is that the prime seems so small/short when used with "^". Is there a way to get a thicker/larger prime?
>
> This any better?
>
> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X)[1]^bolditalic("'")))
>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Marius
>>
>> On 2011-04-06, at 23:22 , Peter Ehlers wrote:
>>
>>> On 2011-04-06 14:14, Marius Hofert wrote:
>>>> Dear expeRts,
>>>>
>>>> I would like to create a plotmath-label of the form X_1^\prime. Here is how to *not* do it [not nicely aligned symbols]:
>>>>
>>>> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X*minute[1])))
>>>> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X[1]*minute)))
>>>> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X)[1]*minute))
>>>>
>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>
>>> Hmm ....; your subject line is a clue:
>>>
>>> expression(italic(X)[1]^minute)
>>>
>>> Note the '^'.
>>>
>>> Peter Ehlers
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Marius
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