From: Roy, Supratik <supratik_at_stat.ucc.ie>

Date: Sat 31 Jul 2004 - 02:12:08 EST

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Date: Sat 31 Jul 2004 - 02:12:08 EST

Sorry!, by "TeX" I meant the PicTeX option for graphics devices (which
in anycase produces bulky files!).

-----Original Message-----

From: Uwe Ligges

To: Roy, Supratik

Cc: 'r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch'

Sent: 7/30/2004 3:58 PM

Subject: Re: [R] LaTeX in R

Roy, Supratik wrote:

> I tried to include LaTeX expressions in the header of a plot in R.

*> (1) Using PlotMath, LaTeX type expressions, e.g., R^x is possible,
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however,

> dist<-"...." (some string)

*> ....main=expression(R^x,dist)....
**> does not substitute the value of dist, as well do the proper
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superscripting.

> Also within an expression, substitute does not work, (apparently), so

that

> explicit substituting of "dist" does not take place. Pasting

separately,

*> like
*

> ....main=paste(expression(R^x),dist)... does not work either.

*> Is there any way out? Even if it is "trivial" please indicate any
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source of

> help.

See the examples in ?plotmath and how to use substitute. Also, you might

want to look into the R Help Desk column in R News 2(3).

> (2) Problem in (1) is stated for a general graphics device and

PlotMath has

> limited

*> capabilities. I am aware that the "TeX" option for the graphics device
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What is the "TeX" option, please?

Uwe Ligges

> is a way out, but when converted to eps or ps, and included in a LaTeX

document,

> and compiled to produce pdf/ps files,

*> the headers are not converted into meaningful symbols. Has anyone
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tried

> anything on this?

>

> Many journals now have online submission procedures, which compile pdf

files

> on site

*> after the LaTeX file , and the figures, mostly required to be eps, are
**> uploaded. I expect
**> others to have come across similar problems.
**>
**> Regards
**> Supratik.
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