Re: [R] Change font-face in title

From: Mike Prager <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 13:12:23 -0400

"Gabor Grothendieck" <> wrote:
> plot(1, type="l", xlab="Wellenlänge [nm]", col="darkslategray",
> main = ~ Spektrum ~ italic("Deschampsia caespitosa"))

That clearly works, but why? Does the tilde cause the rest of the text to be parsed as an expression? This looks extremely useful, and I am grasping for the underlying principle.

Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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