Re: Font size in plot coordinates?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg92430] Re: Font size in plot coordinates?*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 21:51:27 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <gbt2qe$lda$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi, try: Graphics[{Text[Style["Fixed Size", FontSize -> 12], {1, 1}], Text[Style["Scaled Size", FontSize -> Scaled[0.1]], {0, 0}]}] and look what happen when you rescale the graphics. Regards Jens Szabolcs Horvat wrote: > The font size can be specified in absolute units (in this case the font > size won't change while resizing the graphic), or in scaled units, as a > fraction of the width of the graphic. > > I am plotting variable-width, but fixed height graphics, where it is > important that the size of text stay constant compared to the size of > other objects. > > Is there a way to either specify the font size in plot coordinates (so > that the text would scale with the graphic, but would be independent of > the plot range), or to specify the font size as a function of the > graphic's height (not width)? > > I know that I have the option of converting the letters to outlines (by > exporting to pdf, then importing). Is there a better solution than this? >