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Division symbol in Graphical Plots

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg8844] Division symbol in Graphical Plots
  • From: "Salem Bouhairie" <SALEMB at CIVIL.Lan.McGill.CA>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 02:40:13 -0400
  • Organization: McGill University Civil Engineering
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I am using Mathematica 2.2 on a university network pc

When I do ListPlots/Plots of my data, I label my axes with fractioned
variables:

e.g. In[10]:= FrameLabel->{"x"/"L","Ci"/"Cs"}, RotateLabel->False.

But on the graphical output of these plots, I see dashes instead of a 
solid horizontal line to represent the division symbol, within the 
label,
e.g   I see   Ci        ; I want  Ci   .
              --                 ____
              Cs                  Cs

I noticed that Mathematica usually prints out expressions in an 
approximation to standard mathematical notation,

e.g. In[1]:= (a + b)/(x + y)
     
     Out[1]:=  a + b
             _________ 
               x + y
   

How can I get this solid bar as the division symbol within the 
framelabel or axeslabel?


You will note that the solid bar I use in this email is "Shift" + 
"- " keys, which produces a "bottom horizontal line" (I do not want 
to use this either, cause its off center).

Thank you for your time and consideration

Salem








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