Re: [R] YAPMQ - Yet Another PlotMath Question

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 22:23:12 +0200

Thompson, David (MNR) wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm having trouble finding (remembering) how to pass values into text
> functions in plots, as demonstrated by:
>
> slope <- 45 ; plot(1:10) ; text(2, 7, labels = expression(45~degree)) ;
> text(2, 5, labels = paste(bquote(.(slope)), expression(degree)))
>
text(2, 5, labels = bquote(paste(.(slope), degree)))

Notice that paste()ing two expressions does not yield an expression result. Instead, it deparses both arguments and gives a character string.

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