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bug #32332: feature request: mesh() should have labels parallel to axes

Submitter:  Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Submitted:  Thu 03 Feb 2011 03:25:33 AM UTC
 
Category:  Plotting Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  1 - Later Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  godfrey Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * GNU/Linux
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Thu 08 Dec 2016 03:57:05 AM UTC, comment #8: 

bug #33118 still exists in Octave 4.2.0, but only for fltk and qt toolkits.

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
Project Member
Fri 26 Dec 2014 03:27:23 PM UTC, comment #7: 

Adding a dependency on bug #33118 which is the ability to have arbitrary rotations in FLTK.  If that is fixed this would be fairly simple to implement.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 12 Mar 2013 10:26:58 PM UTC, comment #6: 

This will be hard for the FLTK backend which only supports text rotation in 90 degree increments.

The gnuplot backend supports arbitrary rotation, but unfortunately it seems to work only for text objects and not for xlabels or ylabels.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 03 Feb 2011 07:11:39 AM UTC, comment #5: 

Ok to mark it as request/wishlist.

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Project Member
Thu 03 Feb 2011 06:53:13 AM UTC, comment #4: 

I'm not opposed to allowing the behavior you want, but I think it should probably be configurable.  I also have no idea how to make the change.  OK to mark as a feature request/wishlist item?

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Thu 03 Feb 2011 06:49:02 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Sorry to say that this is also how Matlab does it.

While that does somewhat reduce the interest in
fixing it, I still think that most users would
prefer the x and y labels to be parallel to the
axes (as is the zlabel).  And, I do not think
that this should be decided by compatibility.

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Project Member
Thu 03 Feb 2011 06:11:19 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I see the same behvior with gnuplot.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Thu 03 Feb 2011 03:26:16 AM UTC, comment #1: 

I should have mentioned: this is using
fltk.

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Project Member
Thu 03 Feb 2011 03:25:33 AM UTC, original submission:  

Using mesh() and possibly other 3D plots
the xlabel and ylabel text is horizontal,
not parallel to the respective axes.

Is this a known behavior?
The appropriate orientation is parallel to
each axis.

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Project Member

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-12-26 rik5 Dependencies- Depends on bugs #33118
    2013-03-12 rik5 Summaryfeature request: Using mesh() x any labels wrongly oriented feature request: mesh() should have labels parallel to axes
    2012-02-27 rik5 StatusNone Confirmed
    2011-02-03 jwe Severity3 - Normal 1 - Wish
        Priority5 - Normal 1 - Later
        Item GroupIncorrect Result Feature Request
        SummaryUsing mesh() x any labels wrongly oriented feature request: Using mesh() x any labels wrongly oriented

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