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Re: Left/right justifying rotated text [ corrected ]

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  • 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

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