Re: Rotated text labels

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg106498] Re: [mg106462] Rotated text labels*From*: Patrick Scheibe <pscheibe at trm.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 05:51:17 -0500 (EST)*References*: <201001131059.FAA06936@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, just rotate the Style-Object first Show[{ Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}], Graphics[Text[ Rotate[Style[" Text ", Medium, FontFamily -> "Helvetica"], -Pi/ 3], {2.5, Sin[2.5]}]] }, AspectRatio -> 0.2] Cheers Patrick On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 05:59 -0500, koringkriek wrote: > 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 >

**References**:**Rotated text labels***From:*koringkriek <astronerma@gmail.com>