# [R] Greek letters and subscripts in axis labels or titles

Date: Wed 12 May 2004 - 22:36:09 EST

Message-id: <65F6E1EC64DCA6489800C09A2007FC6E1817A5@cememail1.nioo.int>

A very brief question.

I have managed to put greek letters in my axis labels using
expression().

Question is, is there an easier (shorter) way than typing

plot(runif(10),ylab=expression(NH[4]~(mu~M)),xlab="Time (h)")

to get the subscripts and micro sign.

Like NH$_4$ $\mu M$ would be nice :)
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