[R] Italicized title from index

From: Jeremy Newman <jnewm101_at_uottawa.ca>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 01:35:21 -0400

Hi all!

I've written a handy script that uses a for loop to allow me to generate a large number of figures and statistical outputs for a large dataset.

I am using indexing to retrieve a species name for the title of my graphswhich  worked fine. However, I need to italicize these species names.

I originally used the paste function, and had no problems with indexing:

*main=paste("Yield for ", testsub[1,3], " in management region ",

The title looks like: "*Yield for Gadus morhua in management region 4X5Y*"

I tried bquote from a related help thread, I tried to emulate it:

*main=bquote(Yield ~ for ~ italic(.(spp)) ~ in ~ management ~ region ~

Which doesn't seem to work at all, but when I try not putting anything after the italic:

*main=bquote(Yield ~ for ~ italic(.(spp)))*

I get: "*Yield for 1*"
While *spp=Gadus morhua*

I'm at wit's end, I tried to read about substitute, expression, and eval functions in the hopes I can figure it out, but I am lost!

Thanks for any help!


-Jeremy N

Undergraduate Researcher in Macroecology University of Ottawa
Department of Biology

Ad astra per alia porci!

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