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Macintosh Print Anomaly

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg13896] Macintosh Print Anomaly
  • From: hanson.nospam at physics.auburn.edu (James D Hanson)
  • Date: Sun, 6 Sep 1998 02:55:33 -0400
  • Organization: Auburn University Physics
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I want to write something below my plot. Here is an example:

Show[{Graphics[Circle[{0.,0.},1.]],
    Graphics[Text["Figure 2",Scaled[{.5,0.0}],{0,6}]]},
   {AspectRatio -> Automatic,
    Frame -> True,
    PlotRegion -> {{0.,1.},{.2,1.}}}]

The "Figure 2" shows up just fine on the screen. However when I print
it, the "Figure 2" does not appear. I am running on a Macintosh
7300/200 running OS 8.0, and printing to a LaserWriter using
LaserWriter 8.4.3.

I tried the same thing on a friend's PC, and the "Figure 2" printed out
just fine.

The problem seems to be a clipping at the boundary of the plot. If I
position the "Figure 2" just right (using Text["Figure
2",Scaled[{.5,0.062}],{0,2}]) then only the top half of the letters
gets printed.

Are there any magic incantations which would fix the problem on my
Macintosh?

-- 
James D. Hanson                      ph. (334) 844-5044 Department of
Physics                fax (334) 844-4613 206 Allison Laboratory
Auburn University, AL 36849-5311     hanson.nospam at physics.auburn.edu


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