Re: Left/right justifying rotated text [ corrected ]

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg47065] Re: Left/right justifying rotated text [ corrected ]*From*: J Krugman <jkrugman at yahbitoo.com>*Date*: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 22:39:33 -0500 (EST)*References*: <c3bg5k$7oh$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In <c3bg5k$7oh$1 at smc.vnet.net> kj <socyl at 987jk.com> writes: >[ NB: I noticed a potentially confusing omission in my original > post; I've fixed it in this repost. ] >I want to place rotated text in a graphic in such a way that the >left (or right) edge of the text lands on the specified location >{x, y}. When I say "left" (or "right") edge of the text, I mean >the edge corresponding to the left (or right) edge of the *unrotated* >text, *not* the left (or right) edge of a bounding box around the >*rotated* text having its sides parellel to the coordinate axes. >^^^^^^^^^ >The text in question is to be rotated by an angle other than an >integral multiple of Pi/2. For example, if the string in question >is "rotated", the location is {0, 0}, and the rotation angle is >Pi/4, I want the midpoint of the left edge of the initial "r" to >be in the upper right quadrant, more or less at Scaled[{0.03, >0.03}]. I don't think this can be done in Mathematica. jill -- To s&e^n]d me m~a}i]l r%e*m?o\v[e bit from my a|d)d:r{e:s]s.