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Re: AxesLabel parallel to 3D axes?

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  • Subject: [mg111399] Re: AxesLabel parallel to 3D axes?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 02:39:19 -0400 (EDT)

But -- at least on my 1600x1200 monitor, Windows XP, the axes labels now 
have considerably degraded resolution and therefore look quite awful.

However, if I then export the plot to pdf and view the latter, the 
labels look just fine!

On 7/30/2010 6:55 AM, Bob Hanlon wrote:
> If the ViewPoint is not allowed to change:
>
> labels = {
>     Rotate["This is the x", -20 Degree],
>     Rotate["This is the y", 60 Degree],
>     Rotate["This is the z\n", 95 Degree]};
>
> Plot3D[x y, {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1},
>   AxesLabel ->  labels]
>
>
> Bob Hanlon
>
> ---- David Reiss<dbreiss at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
> =============
> If one sets the AxesLabel option for, for example, Plot3D, is there
> any way to set things up so that resulting labels are always parallel
> to their own axes?
>
> ...here is an example, and a customer would like the labels to align
> along/paralle the axes rather than what is shown here....
>
> Plot3D[x y, {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1},
>   AxesLabel ->  {"This is the x", "This is the y", "This is the z"}]
>
>
>

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