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Plot3D labeling question
Posted:
Jan 2, 2013 9:13 PM


Hello Users, I am a novice user compared to most of you, and have run into a problem recently trying to label a graphics object produced by Plot3D[.] or ListPlot3D[.]. The question is simple. Somewhere in the past ten years, I saw a M object labeled with character strings on all three axes that were not the three standard horizontal displays for {xlabel,ylabel,zlabel}. The labels were placed so that the plane of lettering, xlabel and ylabel, appeared to be IN the plane z = 0 with xlabel lying parallel to the xaxis and the ylabel lying parallel to yaxis. Similarly the zlabel appeared to lie in the plane x = 0 and parallel to the zaxis. The important thing to note here is that the plane of the lettering actually appeared to lie in the aforementioned planes.
This produces a display that is easier to interpret and simply looks "nicer", "fancier" than the standard inelegant labels produced by PlotLabel or AxesLabel. I would like to use this object for a publication. Does anyone have a script for producing this type of label display from inside Plot3D ?? How do I get the "management" of WR to notice that this would be a nice identifiable standard addition to the next version of M??
Many Thanks for your assistance in solving this issue, George Kamin (gkamin@roadrunner.com)



