Re: Text does not scale with size of graphic

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg85954] Re: Text does not scale with size of graphic*From*: Albert Retey <awnl at arcor.net>*Date*: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 02:57:52 -0500 (EST)*References*: <fq3a7e$fk4$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, > This is probably a silly question, but I was wondering why it is that > text in a graphic remains the same size when the graphic is resized. > For example, if you look at > > Plot[BesselJ[0, x], {x, 0, 10}] > > and drag the resizing handles around, you see that, independent of all > the other graphic elements, the tick labels stay the same size no > matter what size you make the plot. What is the reason for this? > > I often want to make an array of relatively small graphics, but a > problem with doing this is that the tick labels can crowd out the rest > of the graphic. In the past I've just eliminated the tick labels; is > there a way to introduce text that does scale with the size of the > graphic? In Version 6 the following works: Plot[ BesselJ[0, x], {x, 0, 10}, BaseStyle -> {FontSize -> Scaled[0.05]} ] I don't think that this was possible with prior versions... hth, albert