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Re: Font size in plot coordinates?


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?
> 


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