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Re: Plots for publishing

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg54650] Re: Plots for publishing
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 01:18:52 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <cvhipj$s1s$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

you can try to use Text[] primitives with characters in your plot
and to use the same symbols later in the caption.
You can make your graphics with
dta1 = Table[{x, Sin[x]}, {x, 0, Pi, Pi/32}];
dta2 = Table[{x, Cos[x]}, {x, 0, Pi, Pi/32}];
Show[Graphics[{
Text["\[FilledCircle]", #] & /@ dta1,
Text["\[FilledUpTriangle]", #] & /@ dta2}], Frame -> True]

and than using the symbol reference in the caption.

Regards

  Jens




"LBoogie" <lwalker701 at earthlink.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:cvhipj$s1s$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Do anyone have suggestions for preparing plots in Mathematica for
> publishing in Publicon?
>
> I need to prepare non-color plots for a journal.  In some journals,
> authors put the legend info in the caption.  For instance, the symbol
> for data markers are embedded in the caption text.  How do I do this
> efficiently?  The Legend[] feature creates legends that are too large
> for plots that are 3"x3" so I prefer to place the legend info in the
> caption text.  Is there a better way?
>
> Thanks,
> Lawrence
> 



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