Re: [R] Math expressions in pie chart labels?

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu 04 May 2006 - 02:05:06 EST

Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

> On 5/3/06, Uwe Ligges <ligges@statistik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote:
>

>> Johannes Graumann wrote:
>>
>> > On Tuesday 02 May 2006 23:33, Uwe Ligges wrote:
>> >
>> >>Then please read ?plotmath and use it:
>> >>
>> >>labels = expression("" >= 0.66, "" == 0.33, "" <= -0.33, "" <= -0.66)
>> >
>> >
>> > Error in lab != "" : comparison is not allowed for expressions
>> > In addition: Warning message:
>> > is.na() applied to non-(list or vector) in: is.na(lab <- labels[i])
>> >
>> > I don't seem to be the only one having problems with this ;0)
>>
>>
>> Then please tell us the details, I just tried successfully:
>>
>> plot(1:10, xaxt="n")
>> axis(1, at = c(1,3,5,7), labels =
>>      expression("" >= 0.66, "" == 0.33, "" <= -0.33, "" <= -0.66))
>>

>
> I think the discussion applies to pie:
>
>> pie(c(1,3,5,7), labels =

>
> + expression("" >= 0.66, "" == 0.33, "" <= -0.33, "" <= -0.66))
> Error in lab != "" : comparison is not allowed for expressions
> In addition: Warning message:
> is.na() applied to non-(list or vector) in: is.na(lab <- labels[i])
>

Ah, I see, this happens in pie()'s line:

   if (!is.na(lab <- labels[i]) && lab != "") {

where lab is one element of the expression. I'd like to propose to change that line to

   if (!is.na(lab <- labels[i]) && nchar(lab) > 0) {

Uwe Ligges



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