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Re: RotateLabel

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  • Subject: Re: RotateLabel
  • From: markp
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jul 93 09:44:26 -0500

> Date: Fri, 23 Jul 93 15:18:49 +0100
> To: mathgroup at
> From: peccoud at
> Subject: RotateLabel
> Dear Friends,
> I try desparately to make some figures for a publication. I would like to
> have my FrameLabel on the y axis written as is the "Some Text" on page 470
> of the Mathematica book. This should not be very difficult to achieve since
> this is the default value of the RotateLabel option. However on version 2.0
> for Macintosh this give the following label :
>                 l
>                 e
>                 b
>                 a
>                 L
> which is not particularly easy to read.

As noted in the Macintosh 2.0 Release Notes, "Rotated text works when
printing to a PostScript-based printer such as an Apple LaserWriter. The 
text is unrotated when displayed onscreen in the Macintosh front end."

Mark Pundurs
Publications Department
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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