
Re: Aligning graphics on frame boundaries
Posted:
Jan 14, 2013 12:01 AM


On Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:51:10 PM UTC5, Bruce Shore wrote: > I would like to align, within GraphicsColumn, two or more plots on their > > frame boundaries, using Mathematica 7. Back in Jan 2008 this question > > was raised by Szabolcs Horv=E1t, so maybe it is answered, but I do not > > find the answer in the archives, only the question. > > > > My question is the same as his: I have two or more plots, with different > > aspect ratios or with different labels, so the images are not the same > > size. I want to align the left and right right sides of the frames in a > > GraphicsColumn. I use ImagePadding but this is very clumsy and has to be > > redone for every set of frames. Mathematica uses, for all its sizings, > > the complete outline of the figure, with labels and so on, not just the > > frame. For publications the frames have to be aligned. > [cut]
This has always been awkward to do. Though the ImagePadding approach may suffice for many cases, it works at the wrong level of abstraction.
WRI should consider a new Alignment option value of "Axes", "Frame", or "PlotRegion" in the Column and Grid family of commands.
Vince

