is a symbol that represents the axis for purposes of alignment and positioning.


  • Typical interpretations of axis include: the displayed axis of a plot, the position of constructs like fraction bars in mathematical expressions, and the position of a - or similar character.


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Basic Examples  (3)

Align the axis of a graphic with the baseline of text:

Align the center of the grid with the axis of text:

Fill to the axis:

Scope  (2)

Fill to the axis:

Fill to the plane at :

Introduced in 1996