Re: Axis Title Overlaps Axis Tick Labels

Hi Luke-

This issue has not been resolved in the latest VisAD release, nor
has any work been done on it (at least I haven't had any time to look
at this).  The place to work on this is in AxisScale.makeScale().
One solution would be to allow the user to change the orientation 
of the labels.  In 3D, the labels are oriented vertically.  But
then you have the problem of them overlapping each other in that

So, the simple answer is that it's a known (and annoying) problem,
but nobody (that I know of) is working on a solution.  Sorry
I don't have a better answer.  If anyone wants to work on this
and contribute a solution, that would be great.

Don Murray

"Luke A. Catania (TEC)" wrote:
> The Y Axis title is written to close to the axis, so when my axis has its
> tick marks labeled, the title & tick labels are unreadable because the tick
> labels and axis titles overlap each other.  Is there a way to move the axis
> title or can the visAD code that places the label, be fixed so that it
> calculates the distance from the Y-Axis to include the Tick labels, so that
> no matter if you have a small tick label value or large values, the title is
> adjusted to account for that.
> It's been a subject among the users of my application, because they cannot
> make their graphs presentable to be put in viewgraphs for their briefings.
> I asked this question about six month ago and found and answer in the
> archives, but it does not seem to really help me with my problem.  I thought
> there was another response, but can not find it in the list on line. And
> also maybe this has been fixed in a new version of visAD, but I have the
> latest and did not see it fixed.
> Luke

Don Murray                               UCAR Unidata Program
dmurray@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx                        P.O. Box 3000
(303) 497-8628                              Boulder, CO 80307

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