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Re: Line and Text in Graphics


because the inconsitence is that Dashing, Thickness, Color are *not*
options to Line[], Point[] ...

The TextStyle option is the correct way in the spirit of Mathematica's


aes wrote:
> Confusing inconsistencies in syntax make Mathematica (or any other
> software program) hard to use.
> For example, I can say
>    Graphics[ { Thickness[--], Dashing[--], Line[--], Line[--] } ]
> So why can't I say
>    Graphics[ { FontWeight[--], FontSize[--], Text[--], Text[--] } ]
> or something akin to this?

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