Labelling points in dynamic plots

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Labelling points in dynamic plots

Postby jagfnz » Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:25 pm

I would like to label the points in the following graph ( a screen shot of the output from a manipulate command) on the outside edge of the y-axis to the left (on the vertical line through (0,0) and to the right (on the vertical line through (1,0) . The reason is that under various combination of slider selections the square boxes and circular points nearly overlap, meaning their dynamic labels do as well. At the moment I am handling the problem by using a conditional offset statement - it works, but isn't as "clean" as it could be . I'd like to actually have the dynamic labels for the red/pink circles extend outside the Plot region, so they are respectively on the left hand side of the pink circle and on the right hand side of the red circle, outside the plot region but haven't found a way of being able to do this.
A picture of the file can be found here:
http://uctv.canterbury.ac.nz/post/4/1131

ANy thoughts? suggestions?
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Re: Labelling points in dynamic plots

Postby Gerrard_Liddell » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:29 am

John,
Here is one way to get the labels outside the frame;
this is just a quick example that should be tidied to synchronize the external and internal scales
but it does part of what you might have in mind. I could not tell from the web page whether you were
using 'Labeled' or such like directly.
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With[{x = 0.5, \[Delta] = 0.1},
Graphics[{Inset[
Graphics[{{Line[{{0, 0}, {x, 1}}], {Pink,
Disk[{x, 1}, 0.1, {-\[Pi], 0}]}}},
Frame -> True, PlotRange -> {{0, 1}, {0, 1}}], 0.5 {1, 1},
0.5 {1, 1}],
Inset[Row[{"x=", x}], {x, 1 + \[Delta]}],
Arrow[{{x, 1 + \[Delta]}, {x, 1 - \[Delta]}}]},
PlotRange -> {{-0.2, 1.2}, {-0.2, 1.2}}, Frame -> True,
FrameTicks -> None]
]
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Re: Labelling points in dynamic plots

Postby telefunkenvf14 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:44 am

ANy thoughts? suggestions?


John:

I haven't had time to play with your example yet, but came across documentation I had previously downloaded for LevelScheme, and thought you might be interested in the resource. LevelScheme is a freely available 3rd party tool for customizing figures and text in Mathematica.

Have a look and download: http://wnsl.physics.yale.edu/levelscheme/

-RG
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