[R] isotope superscripts ggplot2

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Fri Sep 30 20:30:36 CEST 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Durant, James T. (ATSDR/DTEM/PRMSB)
<hzd3 at cdc.gov> wrote:
> Happy Friday fellow R users.
> I need some help - I am trying to make a graph using ggplot 2 of some lead isotope ratios. Normally, the isotope mass number appears as a  superscript before the chemical symbol. However, I cannot figure out how to do this ggplot2's axis labels. The closest I have come is using "." In front of the numbers I am superscripting e.g:
> ggplot(.... +xlab(expression(.^207*"Pb/"*.^206*"Pb"))+ylab(expression(.^208*"Pb/"*.^206*"Pb")

 Stick an empty expression in place of the '.' something like:



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