Re: [R] Math characters in column heading using latex() in Hmisc

From: christiaan pauw <cjpauw_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 21:38:13 +0200

Thank you Ista. It worked

On 14 March 2011 14:36, Ista Zahn <izahn_at_psych.rochester.edu> wrote:

> Hi Christain,
> You do not give us a reproducible example, nor do yo tell us how you
> are creating the table. The following works fine for me:
>
> dat <- data.frame(x1=1, x2=2, x3=3, x4=4)
> names(dat) <- c("$\\sum_{i}\\sum_{j}C_{P,i,j,y}\\times\\mathit{FC}_{i}$",
> "$XU_{alt,y}$","$n$","$\\bar{C}_{P,y}$")
>
> library(Hmisc)
> latex(dat)
>
> on
>
> R version 2.12.2 (2011-02-25)
> Platform: i686-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 LC_NUMERIC=C
> [3] LC_TIME=en_US.utf8 LC_COLLATE=en_US.utf8
> [5] LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_US.utf8
> [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.utf8 LC_NAME=C
> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
> [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.utf8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] splines stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods
> [8] base
>
> other attached packages:
> [1] xtable_1.5-6 Hmisc_3.8-3 survival_2.36-5
>
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> [1] cluster_1.13.3 grid_2.12.2 lattice_0.19-17 tools_2.12.2
>
> Best,
> Ista
>
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:33 AM, christiaan pauw <cjpauw_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Everybody
> >
> > I want to print a latex table containing math characters in the column
> > heading
> >
> > These are the formulae I want to use as column headings. It prints OK
> from
> > TeX
> >
> > $\sum_{i}\sum_{j}C_{P,i,j,y}\times\mathit{FC}_{i}$, $XU_{alt,y}$, $n$,
> > $\bar{C}_{P,y}$
> >
> > My plan was to create a character vector with these and later rbind the
> > values to them. When I create the vector like:
> >
> >
> Season=c("$\sum_{i}\sum_{j}C_{P,i,j,y}\times\mathit{FC}_{i}$","$XU_{alt,y}$"
> > ,"$n$","$\bar{C}_{P,y}$")
> >
> > I get the error message:
> >
> > '\s' is an unrecognized escape in character string starting
> >
> > double backslashes doesn't give an error but doesn't work in Tex
> > "$\\sum_{i}\\sum_{j}C_{P,i,j,y}\\times\\mathit{FC}_{i}$"
> >
> > Session Info below
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> > Christiaan
> >
> >> sessionInfo()
> > R version 2.11.1 (2010-05-31)
> > x86_64-apple-darwin9.8.0
> >
> > locale:
> > [1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8
> >
> > attached base packages:
> > [1] splines grid stats graphics grDevices utils datasets
> > methods base
> >
> > other attached packages:
> > [1] TeachingDemos_2.6 chron_2.3-35 reporttools_1.0.5 xtable_1.5-6
> > doBy_4.0.6 Hmisc_3.8-0 survival_2.35-8
> > [8] gdata_2.8.0 prettyR_1.8-1 reshape_0.8.3 plyr_1.2.1
> > proto_0.3-8
> >
> > loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> > [1] cluster_1.12.3 ggplot2_0.8.8 gtools_2.6.2
> lattice_0.18-8
> > Matrix_0.999375-39 tools_2.11.1
> >
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> >
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>
>
> --
> Ista Zahn
> Graduate student
> University of Rochester
> Department of Clinical and Social Psychology
> http://yourpsyche.org
>

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