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Re: Re: Re: AxesLabels on the MacOS, mkdk

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  • Subject: [mg9044] Re: [mg8996] Re: [mg8905] Re: [mg8860] AxesLabels on the MacOS, mkdk
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 01:42:23 -0400
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> Hi,
> the answer is quit easy. Rotation of text needs definetly PostScript. 
> NextStep has not X Window, not MS-Windows API it has DisplayPostScript
> as build-in as graphical interface. So NextStep can easyly perform
> the rotation of texts. All other systems have *not* the possibility
> of displaying text other than in horizontal direction. 
> Hope that helps
>   Jens

Whoa!  Although you are correct in saying that the Windows API does not
support Display PostScript, it does, indeed fully support font

All versions of Mathematica 3.0.0 and later for Windows fully support
font rotation on screen and when printed to both PostScript and
non-PostScript printers.


John Fultz
jfultz at
Front End Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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