From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>

Date: Sat 23 Jul 2005 - 03:54:24 EST

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Date: Sat 23 Jul 2005 - 03:54:24 EST

On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

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> I think legend accepts a list argument directly so that could be

*> simplified to just:
**>
**> a<-7
**> plot(1)
**> L <- list(bquote(alpha==.(a)),bquote(alpha^2+1==.(a^2+1)))
**> legend("topleft",legend=L)
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Except that it wouldn't then work: the mathematical stuff comes out as text.

> The same comment seems to apply to my prior suggestion about

*> as.expression(bquote(...)), namely that one can just write the
**> following as text also supports a list argument:
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And this doesn't work either: you end up with %+-% rather than the plus-or-minus symbol.

The reason I gave the do.call() version is that I had tried these simpler versions and they didn't work.

-thomas

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