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Re: Using fractions in axis labels

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  • Subject: [mg101116] Re: Using fractions in axis labels
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 06:34:22 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h1qd0m$83k$1@smc.vnet.net>

The second label isn't a string. Try:

ListLinePlot[{{0, 0}, {1, 1}}, AxesLabel -> {"Wavelength (\[Mu]m)",
     "Solar Irradiance (\!\(\*FractionBox[\"W\",
RowBox[{SuperscriptBox[\"m\", \"2\"], \" \", \"\[Mu]m\"}]]\))"}]


Cheers -- Sjoerd

On Jun 23, 1:07 pm, Jeff Lawlis <jlaw... at allendalecolumbia.org> wrote:
> I can't seem to get my axis labels formatted correctly in Mathematica 7. I would like to have a string expression followed by a fraction in parentheses, but the string expression appears in the numerator, instead of in front of the fraction.  Here is my expression for SetOptions:
>
> SetOptions[ListLinePlot,AxesLabel -> {"Wavelength (\[Mu]m)",
>   Solar Irradiance \!\(
>      "W" \/ "\!\(\*SuperscriptBox[\"m\", \"2\"]\)\[Mu]m"\)}]
>
> I have also tried the frontend graphics interface to enter fractions, with the same result.
>
> Best regards,
> Jeff



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