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Re: text blocks graph axis?

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  • Subject: [mg54447] Re: [mg54348] text blocks graph axis?
  • From: DrBob <drbob at>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 00:10:51 -0500 (EST)
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That's not an example; give us the values of graphdata, I-hat, and max, and THEN it would be an example.


On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 02:31:48 -0500 (EST), biomath2 <biomath2 at> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I'm using Mathematica 4.0.
> I'm having trouble adding graphics primitives to my graphs.  When I add
> axeslabels to a 3-D plot, a blank space after the label continues all
> the way to the right end of the graph, effectively overwriting
> everything in its path.  Also, when I add text to a graph using the
> Text function, the same thing happens.  For example,
>  contour2 = ListContourPlot[graphdata, MeshRange -> {{0, �±max}, {0,
> �²max}},
>       Contours -> 2, ContourShading -> False, AxesLabel -> {"�¸x",
>             "�¸y"}, Epilog -> Text[FontForm["3", {"Times-
>       Italic", 9}], {0.3, 0.1}]] ;
> The text window for the number 3 extends all the way across the graph,
> blocking contours and the bounding box and all.
> Is there some way to specify that the text or label is only x
> characters long and therefore does not need so much space?
> And, in the above example, the AxesLabels do not show up...I see that
> this is an option for contour graphics in general, but I guess not for
> ListContourPlot in particular?
> thanks for any tips!

DrBob at

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