Re: Legend

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg7639] Re: [mg7605] Legend*From*: seanross at worldnet.att.net*Date*: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 03:36:02 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Henning Eiben wrote: > > On 20 Jun 97 at 9:12, seanross at worldnet.att.net wrote: > > > > how do I legend the graphic of the plot-function? I want to put a text > > > at the curve of each function in a plot-function. > > > > check out page 540 in the 3.0 mathematica book(2.9, structure of > > graphics and sound). You can use a show command to put a graph and > > Text["my text",{x,y,z}] to put text at any spot you like. You might > > also be able to put the Text command in a Prolog for the plot. > > Well, I'm only using mathematica 2.2.3 (forgot to mention this) and I > didn't want to specify the coordinates myself. I was thinking of a > way to let mathematica put this text on the funtcion all by itself :) > -- > Answers: $1, Short: $5, Correct: $25, dumb looks are still free. > > Henning Eiben > eiben at uni-muenster.de page 470 in the 2.2 notebook has the same information on putting text in graphics. Sorry you have to specify coordinates yourself, but there is always a trade-off between automation and flexibility in computer languages. Personally, I want the control myself and as soon as somebody at wolfram came up with an automatic labeller, I probably wouldn't like it.