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Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements

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  • Subject: [mg49594] Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements
  • From: pnardon <pnardon at ulb.ac.be>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 03:47:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <cdqqdt$kkp$1@smc.vnet.net>
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David Park 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/ 
> 
> 
you forget a "c" in Helveti"C"a
put it and it works fine

best regards

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