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Re: Special characters in the axis label?

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  • Subject: [mg80745] Re: Special characters in the axis label?
  • From: "Mariusz Jankowski" <mjankowski at usm.maine.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 23:45:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Southern Maine
  • References: <fb5olv$92s$1@smc.twtelecom.net>

Krzysztof, see documentation for Text and Style. For example,

ListPlot[{1, 2, 3}, PlotStyle -> PointSize[0.04], AxesLabel ->
{Text[Style["i", Italic]], 
   Text[Style["M'(i)", Italic]]}]



Mariusz







>>> On 8/30/2007 at 2:38 AM, in message <fb5olv$92s$1 at smc.twtelecom.net>,
Krzysztof Lebecki<lebecki-hates-SPAM at ifpan.edu.pl> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> 
> 
> 
> I want to make a plot with cute axis labels. That is easy, if I stick 
> with
> simple function name, like M(i). Publication standards require that both 
> "M"
> and "i" should be italic here, so following code works well:
> 
> ListPlot[{1, 2, 3}, PlotStyle -> PointSize[0.04], AxesLabel ->
> TraditionalForm /@ {i, M[i]}];
> 
> 
> 
> Now, for comparison, I want a plot of different function with a _prime_
> sign: M'(i). As you can imagine, I have no idea what to do to get it.
> 
> BTW, I already solved a problem how to show a convolution of two 
> functions,
> (M*N)(i). I just use the star sign not from the keyboard but from the
> BasicTypesetting palette. This solutions does not work in the "prime"
> problem, however :(
> 
> 
> 
> Any suggestions?
> 
> 
> 
> TIA, Kris


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