Re: [R] Quiz: Who finds the nicest form of X_1^\prime?

From: David Winsemius <>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 17:36:14 -0400

On Apr 6, 2011, at 5:14 PM, Marius Hofert wrote:

> Dear expeRts,
> I would like to create a plotmath-label of the form X_1^\prime. Here
> is how to *not* do it [not nicely aligned symbols]:

Not all of us read LaTeX, so this is my initial guess at what you are requesting. The "*" after the '1' is a non-space plotmath separator.

> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X*minute[1])))
> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X[1]*minute)))
> plot(0,0,main=expression(italic(X)[1]*minute))

If you wanted the tick after the 1, then think of 'minute' as a constant rather than as a function:




> Any suggestions?

Greater effort at explanation that does not depend on intuiting your goal from erroneous code.

David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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