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Re: rotatelabel in linux

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  • Subject: [mg52832] Re: rotatelabel in linux
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 05:59:29 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <cpjr7s$o1k$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


it is a problem of XWindow, it has only bitmap versions of the fonts
that show the characters in upright position, the PostScript output
will be correct.


"Ranjan Grover" <ranjan.grover at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:cpjr7s$o1k$1 at
> Hi everyone
> Running: Mathematica 5 on Debian GNU/Linux
> When I make regular 2D plots in mathematica with the following general
> command structure, I find that my y-labels are not displaying correctly. I
> find that the labels on the y-axis are not being rotated by 90 degrees,
> even with RotateLabel-> True. This plot command works fine in windows. I
> was wondering if its a font problem or if it is a plotting library
> problem. I ffound that the same thing also happens in the Help Browser.
> Here's the command
> Plot[Itransmitted /. {x->1.5, y-> 0}, Frame-> True, GridLines ->
> Automatic, FrameLabel-> {"d", "Transmission"}, RotateLabel->True,
> PlotLabel -> "Transmission Fringes"]
> Ranjan Grover

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