Re: questions about superscripts and Greek characters

From: Adam Phillips <asphilli_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Fri May 20 2011 - 13:57:05 MDT

Hi Yi,
You are getting instead of m because you need to change your font
back to helvetica before you create the last m. Try this:
  res@gsnRightString = "units: " + "Wm~S~-2~N~sr~S~-1~N~" + "~F8~m~N~" +
"~F21~m~S~-1~N~"

And let us know if it doesn't work... Adam

On 05/20/2011 01:46 PM, Yi Wang wrote:
> Dear Will,
> Thanks a lot, I tried your suggestion, i.e. I used res@gsnRightString
> <mailto:res@gsnRightString> = "units: " + "Wm~S~-2~N~sr~S~-1~N~" +
> "~F8~m~N~" + "m~S~-1~N~",
> but I still got Wm^-2 sr^-1 ^^-1
> and what I want is Wm^-2 sr^-1 ^m^-1
> It really drive me crazy. I just do not know why it always give me
> not m. Any more good ideas? Thanks a lot.
> Best,
> Yi
> ^
>
> ^
>
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Hobbs, Will R (3244-CalTech)
> <William.R.Hobbs@jpl.nasa.gov <mailto:William.R.Hobbs@jpl.nasa.gov>> wrote:
>
> Yi
>
> You had an 'N' where you should have had a 'tilda' for the
> punultimate string: following should work"
>
> res@gsnRightString <mailto:res@gsnRightString> = "units: " +
> "Wm~S~-2~N~sr~S~-1~N~" + "~F8~m~N~" + "m~S~-1~N~"
>
> It's tough to track down this sort of stuff with a very large string
> like this, so if I have a problem I usually just try and debug each
> 'substring' individually.
>
> Will
>
>
> *
> *
> Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 12:03:38 -0700
> To: "ncl-talk@ucar.edu <mailto:ncl-talk@ucar.edu> Talk"
> <ncl-talk@ucar.edu <mailto:ncl-talk@ucar.edu>>, Mary Haley
> <haley@ucar.edu <mailto:haley@ucar.edu>>, Adam Phillips
> <asphilli@ucar.edu <mailto:asphilli@ucar.edu>>
> Subject: questions about superscripts and Greek characters
>
> Dear NCL experts,
>
> I want to generate a plot with the units (see correct.png in the
> attachment). But I got the wrong one (see wrong.png in the attachment).
>
> I saw your function code and equations pages on how to do
> subscripts, superscripts, and greek characters:
> http://www.ncl.ucar.edu/Applications/fcodes.shtml
> http://www.ncl.ucar.edu/Applications/eqn.shtml
>
> However, I still do not know where came the problem. Could you
> please help me to see the following codes?
> res@gsnRightString <mailto:res@gsnRightString> = "units: " +
> "Wm~S~-2~N~sr~S~-1~N~" + "~F8~m~NN" + "~m~S~-1~N~"
> Thanks a lot.
>
> Best,
> Yi
>
>
>
>
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