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Re: Re: adding text to a plot erases plot?


I don't have the problem either. Desktop G5, OS X 10.4, Mathematica 5.1.1.

--Garry Helzer

On Jun 6, 2005, at 11:03 PM, Tomas Garza wrote:

> I'm afraid I don't encounter this situation in my machine (Windows  
> XP, Mathematica
> 5.1.1). The plot is correct with the text situated where it should.
> Tomas Garza
> Mexico City
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "marco cirelli" <marco.cirelli at yale.edu>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg57793] [mg57750] [mg57688] adding text to a plot erases plot?
>
>
>
>> Hi,
>> I have the following very annoying problem in generating plots and
>> other graphic stuff.
>> I searched the Archives and the Web for help but I was not able to
>> solve it.
>> Maybe it is a trivial issue so I really hope someone can help.
>>
>>
>> When I add a text cell to a plot, it happens that the text cell
>> "overwrites" all what is drawn at the right-hand-side of the cell.  
>> It's
>> like the text cell had a white background that extends indefinitly on
>> the right and covers the plot.
>>
>> For instance, a simple command is:
>> Plot[x,{x,0,1},Epilog->{Text["a line",{0.3,0.5}]}]
>>
>> The graphic result is Figure1 posted on my webpage
>> http://pantheon.yale.edu/~mc654/mathproblem/mathproblem.html
>>
>> The same happens with the Ticks of the Frame (see Figure 2), and also
>> if I use different ways of adding text to a plot, like
>> Show[Graphics[{xxx,Text}]]  (see Figure 3).
>>
>>
>> I'm running Mathematica 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) on an Apple
>> PowerBook G4.
>> The problem appeared after a while, so it can be I toggled an option
>> that I don't remember (unlikely), but I tried a complete  
>> reinstallation
>> of Mathematica without success.
>>
>>
>> Did anybody hear of the same problem? Can please anybody help?
>> Thank you very much.
>> Marco
>>
>>
>>
>> - - -
>> Marco Cirelli
>> PostDoc in Theoretical Particle Physics
>> Sloane Physics Lab - Yale University
>> 217 Prospect St
>> P.O.Box 208120
>> New Haven, CT 06520-8120, USA
>> phone: +1.203.432 3653
>> fax: +1.203.432 5419
>> marco.cirelli at yale.edu
>>
>>
>>
>
>

Garry Helzer
gah at math.umd.edu


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