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Re: Rotated Label Bad With Ratios

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  • Subject: [mg26474] Re: Rotated Label Bad With Ratios
  • From: Bernd Brandt <bernd at>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2000 22:46:12 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: VU Biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • References: <91ujeq$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hello David,

On Solaris with Mathematica 4.0.2 i have the same. However, the frontend does not
always render PS correctly on Solaris. y/yo is put  as y | y0 where the | is a
irregular line
The ratio is printed correctly to a PS file or printer though.


David Park wrote:

> Dear MathGroup,
> Do other people have a problem with rotated frame labels when they involve a
> ratio? Here is an example:
> Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, Frame -> True, FrameLabel -> {x, y/y0}];
> On my system (Version 4.0.2, Windows 98), the line between y and y0 is
> irregularly dashed and extends considerably further than it should. If I set
> RotateLabel -> False, then it is rendered correctly.
> David Park
> djmp at

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