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is an option which specifies how objects should by default be aligned when they appear in Inset.
  • If obj has AlignmentPoint->opos, then Inset[obj, pos] is equivalent to Inset[obj, pos, opos].  »
{x,y}ordinary coordinates in a plot
Scaled[{x,y},...]scaled coordinates from 0 to 1
ImageScaled[{x,y},...]scaled coordinates from 0 to 1 across a whole image
Offset[{dx,dy},...]absolute offset in printer's points
Center, etc. {Center, Center}, etc.
  • Axis corresponds to the position of the axis in a plot, or the center line in typeset text.
  • Center corresponds to a position centered with respect to the whole image.
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