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Re: FrameLabel rotation wrong

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  • Subject: [mg24452] Re: FrameLabel rotation wrong
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 00:58:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Western Australia
  • References: <8kjd1s$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <8kjd1s$dr7 at>, Al.Koedl at (Al Koedl) 

> Whenever I try to put FrameLabels on one of my Plots, e.g.
> "Plot[x,{x,0,10},Frame->True,FrameLabel->{"foo","bar"}], Mathematica
> rotates *every single letter* of the y axis label, written from bottom
> up. So, the output looks approximately like this:
> r      /
> a     /
> b    /
>     /
>    / 
>             foo
> What I want is the *word* "bar" rotated by 90 degrees. I experimented
> with option RotateLabel, but all I got was unrotated labels or the same
> output as above. What can I do?

The front end does not correctly display rotated text. However, the 
graphic does print out ok.


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