Re: [R] Expression in panel.text

From: Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan_at_stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Sat 23 Apr 2005 - 03:03:50 EST

On Friday 22 April 2005 10:12, David Orme wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've got a lattice xyplot and I want to superimpose correlation
> coefficients and p values on each panel. I've been trying to get this
> to work using something of the form:
>
> x <- rnorm(400)
> y <- rnorm(400)
> a <- gl(4, 100)
>
> xyplot(y~x | a,
> panel=function(x,y, ...){
> panel.xyplot(x,y, ...)
> curr.cor <- cor.test(x,y)
> crho <- round(curr.cor$estimate,2)
> cpv <- format.pval(curr.cor$p.value, eps = 0.01, digits=2)
> exprrho <- substitute(rho == crho, list(crho=crho))
> exprpv <- substitute(italic(p) == cpv, list(cpv=cpv))
> panel.text(-2, 2, label=exprrho)
> panel.text(2, 2, label=exprpv)
> })
>
> The two expressions (expprho and exprpv) plot as expected on a normal
> text() call but in the panels, all that appears at the coordinates is
> "==". This is the first element in exprrho; other than that, I can't
> figure out what is going wrong.
>
> Any suggestions?

I believe this came up a few days back.

> exprrho <- substitute(rho == crho, list(crho=.12))
> is.expression(exprrho)
[1] FALSE i.e., the label you are using is not an expression. The 'panel.text' you have didn't take this possibility into account (unlike 'text').

The good news is that this has been fixed in R 2.1.0.

Deepayan



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