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

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  • Subject: [mg71346] Re: linux font rotation in graphics & (strange) black graphics borders
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 06:44:27 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <acbec1a40611061152y2df1ec6bi46dda8aaf7a2dc07@mail.gmail.com>

This should be sufficient to demonstrate the lack of rotation of the
characters and the black edges on exported graphs under Linux.
(note, this command generates eleven small pictures)

Table[Show[ImportString[ExportString[Graphics[{Text["Chris Chiasson",
{0, 0}, {0, 0}, {0.5, -0.5}]}], "PNG", ImageResolution -> i], "PNG"]],
{i, 80, 90, 1}]

On 11/6/06, Chris Chiasson <chris at chiasson.name> 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.
>
> In addition, my Exported Plots have a small black border on the lower
> and right edges.
>
> What's going on?
>
> --
> http://chris.chiasson.name/
>


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