Re: [R] prime in expression in plot

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Wed 10 Jan 2007 - 15:06:05 GMT

Two possibilities are ' (which is the usual way to write \prime in TeX) and minute (which is the nearest character in the Adobe symbol font that plotmath uses). TeX has its own symbol fonts, and most R devices are based rather on the Adobe one.

On Wed, 10 Jan 2007, Thomas Steiner wrote:

> I want to write something like (LaTeX style)
> b_{norm}=\frac{F\prime(0)}{R\prime(0)}
> how do I add the "prime" (first derivative) to a R-plot? The help of
> "plotmath" just talks about "partialdiff". Can you complete this
> command?
> text( 30,0.05,labels=expression(b[plain("norm")]==frac(F(0),R(0))) )
> Thanks,
> Thomas

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