Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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/ > > > > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net

**References**:**Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements***From:*"David Park" <djmp@earthlink.net>