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Re: Simple Query

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  • Subject: [mg24722] Re: Simple Query
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at haystack.demon.co.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 02:31:21 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <8mdm5n$5nl@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Ken

Here is a trick using Frame that may help

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2},
    FrameLabel -> {"xlabel", "ylabel"},
    PlotRange -> All,
    Frame -> {True, True, False, False}
    ];

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2},
    FrameLabel -> {"xlabel", "ylabel"},
    PlotRange -> All,
    Frame -> {True, True, False, False},
    RotateLabel -> False
    ];

This seems OK provided that you want the axes origin to be at the bottom
left.
If this is not the case then the following may give some ideas.

{{xmin, xmax}, {ymin, ymax}} = PlotRange[gr];
{ox, oy} = AbsoluteOptions[gr, AxesOrigin][[1, 2]];

Show[FullGraphics[gr],
    Graphics[{Text["xlabel", {(xmin + xmax)/2, oy - .2}],
        Text["ylabel", {ox - .2, (ymin + ymax)/2}]
        }],
    PlotRange -> {{xmin - .3, xmax}, {ymin - .3, ymax}}];


Allan
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"Ken Rice" <kmr1004 at hermes.cam.ac.uk> wrote in message
news:8mdm5n$5nl at smc.vnet.net...
> Dear All,
>
> Does anyone know how to get Axes Labels centered, rather than appearing on
> the ends of axes? The manual talks about 'default' settings but not, so
> far as I can figure, how to change them.
>
> Many thanks
>
> Ken
>
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