# getLabel

From distr v2.6
by Peter Ruckdeschel

##### Labels for distribution objects

a help function to get reasonable labels for distribution objects

- Keywords
- distribution

##### Usage

`getLabel(x, withnames = TRUE)`

##### Arguments

- x
- a distribution object
- withnames
- logical: are the parameters (if any) of
`x`

to be displayed with names?

##### Remark

The need for this helper function (external to our
`plot`

methods) was brought to our attention in a mail
by Kouros Owzar owzar001@mc.duke.edu.

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
## example due to Kouros Owzar:
foo<- function(law,n, withnames = TRUE)
{
data.frame(muhat=mean(r(law)(n)),n=n,law= getLabel(law,withnames))
}
### a function that groups certain informations on
## created with distribution objects
do.call("rbind",lapply(list(Exp(1),Norm(0,1),Weibull(1,1)),foo,n=100))
do.call("rbind",lapply(list(Exp(1),Norm(0,1),Weibull(1,1)),foo,n=100,FALSE))
```

*Documentation reproduced from package distr, version 2.6, License: LGPL-3*

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