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Re: Help with FrameLabel

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  • Subject: Re: Help with FrameLabel
  • From: "Dr. Todd Gayley" <TGAYLEY at>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1992 01:06 MST

>>  From:   IN%"cabruen at"
>>  To:     IN%"mathgroup at"
>>  Subj:   Help with FrameLabel
>>  I am trying to put labels on a 2D Mathematica using the label
>>  command. Label1 which is the x-axis comes out find, but the
>>  y-axis prints the characters going up like this.
>>      G
>>      N
>>      I
>>      R
>>      T
>>      S
>>  Does anybody know how I can rotate the characters counter-
>>  clockwise 90 degrees.

Are you using a Macintosh? The PostScript interpreter in the 
Mac version is limited. One of the things it cannot do is display 
rotated text. However, this limitation only affects the on-screen 
appearance -- it should print out as you want it on a 
PostScript-capable printer.

I'm not sure if any other machines have this same problem. I 
know that the Windows version can display rotated text on 


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