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Re: linux font rotation in graphics & (strange) black graphics borders

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  • Subject: [mg71192] Re: linux font rotation in graphics & (strange) black graphics borders
  • From: "ragfield" <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 06:37:50 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <eiur5h$g8q$1@smc.vnet.net>

Bill Rowe wrote:
> On 11/8/06 at 6:04 AM, chris at chiasson.name (Chris Chiasson) wrote:
>
> >Is Mathematica on Linux able to rotate fonts in graphics? I've heard
> >that this doesn't work on Macs, but I don't know about Linux.
> >Anyway, I am unable to make this work after trying it under xvnc and
> >plain X.
>
> There was a problem with the display of rotated text on Macs
> using earlier versions of Mathematica. But, this is no longer
> the case with the current version (5.2). I cannot specifically
> recall if this problem had been corrected by version 5.1 or not.
> And since I've not used Linux, I don't whether the problem
> exists there.

Rotated text support was added for Mac in 5.2.  I don't believe it is
available for Linux in 5.2.

-Rob


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