Re: Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg49635] Re: [mg49594] Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements*From*: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>*Date*: Sun, 25 Jul 2004 02:55:42 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <cdqqdt$kkp$1@smc.vnet.net> <200407240747.DAA05826@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drbob at bigfoot.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I don't see the problem, even when it's "Helvetia". (WinXP, 5.0.1) It looks identical either way, in fact. Bobby On Sat, 24 Jul 2004 03:47:24 -0400 (EDT), pnardon <pnardon at ulb.ac.be> wrote: > 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 > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net

**References**:**Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements***From:*pnardon <pnardon@ulb.ac.be>