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Rotated text labels

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  • Subject: [mg106462] Rotated text labels
  • From: koringkriek <astronerma at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 05:59:29 -0500 (EST)

Hi,
I want to add text labels on my plots and some of them need to be
rotated. Usually I do it this way, eg.

Show[
Plot[Sin[x],{x,0,10}],
Graphics[Rotate[Text[Style[" Text ",Medium,FontFamily->"Helvetica" ],
{1,0.5}],Pi/4]]
]

But as you can see, the label is distorted. This is not the case if
the aspect ratio of the plot is set to automatic:

Show[
Plot[Sin[x],{x,0,10}, AspectRatio->Automatic],
Graphics[Rotate[Text[Style[" Text ",Medium,FontFamily->"Helvetica" ],
{1,0.5}],Pi/4]]
]

But it is very rare that I can (want to) set the AspectRatio option to
Automatic in my plots.

Is there any way to get the rotated text labels that are not
distorted?

Cheers
Anna


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