Re: [R] Sys.setlocale() and text()

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 00:46:08 -0500

Try this:

plot(1:10, main = quote(sigma ^ 2))

On Dec 11, 2007 10:09 PM, Ed Merkle <edgar.merkle_at_wichita.edu> wrote:
> Dear HelpeRs,
>
> I have a question about the Sys.setlocale() command and plotting. I am
> running Windows XP, with R 2.6.1. My default locale is English_United
> States.1252.
>
> I am trying to add a lowercase sigma to a plot using the following code:
>
> Sys.setlocale("LC_CTYPE","greek")
> plot(1:10,1:10)
> text(4,3,"\xF3")
>
>
> For R 2.6.1, this code gives me the glyph from my default (1252) instead
> of from the 1253 codes. For an older version of R (2.3.0) on the same
> computer, this code gives me the lowercase sigma that I wanted. I have
> been unable to pinpoint what has changed. Thanks for the help, and I
> apologize if I am missing something obvious.
>
>
> --
> Ed Merkle, PhD
> Assistant Professor
> Dept. of Psychology
> Wichita State University
> Wichita, KS 67260
>
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