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Re: How to get decent quality plots.


Dave <nospam at nowhere.com> wrote:

> I'm using ListPlot to plot some data points and have used options like
>
> PlotLabel -> "64 cycles in FIFO", AxesLabel -> {"S/N dB", "RMS error mm"}
>
> But the graphs come out look pretty awful.
>
> 1) The font looks like courier

Use

TextStyle -> {FontFamily -> "Helvetica", FontWeight -> "Bold", FontSize -> 12}

or something like it as an option to Plot

> 2) The text on the x-axis starts at the end of the axis, not under the 
> numbers which is more usual.
> 3) The text on the y-axis runs horizontally, along the top, rather than 
> vertically.

This is strange, although I hardly use ListPlot.  I usually use Draw2D
from the DrawGraphics package.  

Regards, Frank


-- 
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer


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