Re: [R] superscript -,+?

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Subject: Re: [R] superscript -,+?
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
Date: Thu 08 Jul 1999 - 07:17:55 EST


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Ben Bolker <ben@eno.princeton.edu> writes:

> In Version 0.64.1 (May 8, 1999), Solaris 2.5.1,
>
> expression(theta^{-})
>
> and
>
> expression(theta^{+})
>
> (and the equivalent subscripts) give syntax errors.
>
> (Superscript or subscripts of numbers, letters, or "+1" or "-1" all
> work.)
>
> Anyone have a workaround or a patch?
> Or should I just use psfrag as god intended?
>

Both theta^"+" and theta^+{} seem to work ok. The thing to remember is
that + is an operator so if it is used in an expression, it needs to
have something to operate on, or you need to explicitly use it as a
character.

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