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Re: Changing TextStyle within Show

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  • Subject: [mg88040] Re: Changing TextStyle within Show
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 04:05:03 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <fukerc$s4d$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at


no, you must add it to the individual Text[] objects
because otherwise an individual change would not possible.


carlos at wrote:
> I have often used TextStyle as a global option in Show, for example
>    TextStyle->{FontFamily->"Times",FontSlant->"Italic",FontSize->9}
> to render all text in a plot.  Is there a way to use it as a
> Graphics instruction so that font size, etc. is changed for subsequent
> Text objects as the plot is processed?
> The Graphics documentation (I am looking at 5.2 on my laptop) says
> yes, but gives no specific format or examples. I would expect a
> function like Graphics[TextStyle[ arguments ]] to be available
> but cant find a description.

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