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Font and Alignment in Chart

by nop (Hermit)
on Mar 02, 2001 at 02:25 UTC ( #61672=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
nop has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi. How do I set font and alignment for my x-labels in chart? I'm using Activestate on WinNT. Thanks!
nop
use Chart::Lines; my $c = Chart::Lines->new; my @x = blah blah blah my @y = blah blah blah my @data = ([@x],[@y]); $c->png("$b.gif", \@data);

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Re: Font and Alignment in Chart
by OeufMayo (Curate) on Mar 02, 2001 at 03:28 UTC

    Hey,
    I don't know how works Chart::Lines, but it seems to be based on GD. There's another module I use, also based on GD, called GD::Graph which can produce graphs with lines and text.

    When I have to use this module and produce well formated text, I just have to use GD::Text, which allows me to choose the font, the size, etc... (note that there's also two sub-modules GD::Text::Align and GD::Text::Wrap to handle the alignment and the wraping (obviously)

    You may want to play with these modules to see how the fit with Chart::Lines.

    Hope this helps!
    Briac

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