# Re: [R] Plotting an Underbrace in R

Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 20:48:26 +1200

Hi,

HTH, baptiste

On 15 April 2011 20:03, Michael McAssey <mpmcassey_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben,
>
> This example of pgfSweave looks like it would address my problem.  I
> installed this package, but I cannot determine how to use it to make R
> convert LaTeX commands into mathematical symbols on an R plot.  The
> documentation does not seem to address this.  I tried to mimic the
> example from Yihui Xie that you provided but R only puts the LaTeX
> code on my plot without converting it.  That is, if in the R GUI I
> have:
>
>> library(pgfSweave)
>> plot(1:10, 1:10, "$Y=\\beta_0 + \\beta_1 x + \\epsilon$")
>
> then in the plot the y-axis label is $Y=\beta_0 + \beta_1 x + > \epsilon$ rather than what I want.  I can't find any useful help on
>
> Thanks.
>
> Michael
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:22 PM, Ben Bolker <bbolker_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Michael McAssey <mpmcassey <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>
>> >
>> > I need to include some mathematical expressions in a plot I am creating in
>> > R, one of which requires an underbrace, which in LaTeX would be written like
>> >
>> > \underbrace{T \cdots T}_{n times}
>> >
>> > There does not appear to be a provision for this in plotmath, and I cannot
>> > find anything on the topic in the R-help archive or in a Google search.  I
>> > would appreciate some help with this.
>>
>>  Does
>>
>>
>>  help at all?
>>
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>
>
>
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