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Re: Re: Spacing of Words in Text Graphics Statements

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  • 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
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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
>



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