Create a Unit Describing the Width and Height of a String or Math Expression

Description

These functions create a unit object describing the width or height of a string.

Usage

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stringWidth(string)
stringHeight(string)
stringAscent(string)
stringDescent(string)

Arguments

string

A character vector or a language object (as used for ‘plotmath’ calls.

Value

A unit object.

Author(s)

Paul Murrell

See Also

unit and grobWidth

strwidth in the graphics package for more details of the typographic concepts behind the computations.

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