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Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements

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  • Subject: [mg49596] Re: [mg49568] Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 03:47:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200407231000.GAA20487@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
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The space isn't lost on my machine. (WinXP, Mathematica 5.0.1)

Bobby

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 06:00:52 -0400 (EDT), David Park <djmp at earthlink.net> wrote:

> One of the long standing problems I have had with text in graphics is that the spacings between words is irregular. In fact, sometimes the space between words is entirely loss.
>
> Here is an example.
>
> Needs["Graphics`Colors`"]
> Show[Graphics[
>       {Text[
>           StyleForm["With wristwatch time indicated",
>             FontFamily -> "Helvetia", FontWeight -> "Bold",
>             FontSize -> 12], {8., 12.}, {-1, 0}]}],
>     PlotRange -> {{0, 16.5}, {0, 14}},
>     ImageSize -> 450,
>     Background -> AliceBlue];
>
> The space between "wristwatch" and "time" is lost. One can sort of fix it by putting in extra spaces after the bug pops up. This also happens with PlotLabel. I wonder if anyone knows why this happens.
>
> David Park
> djmp at earthlink.net
> http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/
>
>
>
>



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