Re: Re: Dynamic PlotLabel in Math6?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg77467] Re: [mg77224] Re: Dynamic PlotLabel in Math6?*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Sat, 9 Jun 2007 05:38:43 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <f2el71$25e$1@smc.vnet.net> <200706061042.GAA23169@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu

Perhaps it's clearer to use Tooltip, so that the label appears directly near the cursor position as the cursor approaches the curve (and highlighted against a colored background): Plot[{Tooltip[Sin[x]],Tooltip[Cos[x]]},{x,0,2Pi},PlotStyle->Thick] Pratik Desai wrote: > On May 16, 5:08 am, "W. Craig Carter" <ccar... at mit.edu> wrote: >> It would be convenient if this construction would work in >> math6: >> Plot[{Annotation[Sin[x], "Sine", "Mouse"], Annotation[Cos[x], "Cosine", "Mouse"]}, {x, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, >> PlotStyle -> Thick, PlotLabel -> Dynamic[MouseAnnotation[]]] >> (i.e., use the label as a dynamic legend) >> >> This kind of works, if you know a priori to click and >> pull up the pop-up window: >> PopupWindow[ >> Plot[{Annotation[Sin[x], "Sine", "Mouse"], >> Annotation[Cos[x], "Cosine", "Mouse"]}, {x, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, >> PlotStyle -> Thick], Dynamic[MouseAnnotation[]]] >> >> Any ideas on how to make the first construction work >> dynamically? >> >> Craig > > Hello Craig, > > I think one possible way to do this is just to tweak your code a > little bit by moving the Dynamic out. > > Dynamic@Plot[{Annotation[Sin[x], "Sine", "Mouse"], > Annotation[Cos[x], "Cosine", "Mouse"]}, {x, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, > PlotStyle -> Thick, PlotLabel -> MouseAnnotation[]] > > And this works. > > Hope this helps > > Sincerely, > Pratik Desai > > > > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

**References**:**Re: Dynamic PlotLabel in Math6?***From:*Pratik Desai <pratikd@wolfram.com>