[Rd] Is text(..., adj) upside down? (Or am I?)

Patrick Burns pburns at pburns.seanet.com
Tue Jul 22 18:31:20 CEST 2008

Basically the only thing in the thread that was clear
to me was Brian's phrasing.  So I'd suggest basing
any changes on that.

Patrick Burns
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S Ellison wrote:
> Yup; you're all right - it IS consistent (and I'd even checked the x-adj
> and it did what I expected!!). It's just that ?text is talking about the
> position of the 'anchor' point in the text region rather than the
> subsequent location of the centre of the text.
> Anyway; if anyone is considering a minor tweak to ?text, would it be
> clearer if it said 
> "Values of 0, 0.5, and 1 specify text towards right/top, middle and
> left/bottom of x,y, 
>      respectively." ?
> (or, of course, "Values of 0, 0.5, and 1 specify x,y at left/bottom,
> middle and right/top of text, respectively.")
> Steve Ellison
> Lab of the Government Chemist
> UK
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