This is a little esoteric, but I noticed that using CalloutMarker -> "Arrow" on a Plot that uses ImageSize->Full causes huge performance problems (minutes vs fractions of a second) if Manipulate is used.

A minimal example to produce the behavior is shown below:

  Callout[x, "x", CalloutMarker -> "Arrow"],
  {x, 0, 1},
  ImageSize -> Full

I am using version 12.1.1.

For now, I'll just use a CalloutMarker other than "Arrow", but does anybody have a workaround that accomplishes the intent of the above code, without taking forever?

  • $\begingroup$ same issue with CalloutMarker -> Arrowheads[Medium] and CalloutMarker -> Arrowheads[.02]. (Version 11.3.0 Windows 10-64b) $\endgroup$ – kglr Feb 21 at 11:43

The same issue arises when we use CalloutMarker -> Arrowheads[Medium] or CalloutMarker -> Arrowheads[.02] in combination with Manipulate andImageSize -> Full.

A simple fix is to use ImageSize -> Scaled[1] instead of ImageSize -> Full:

Manipulate[Plot[Callout[x, "x", CalloutMarker -> "Arrow"], {x, 0, 1}, 
  ImageSize -> Scaled[1]], {a}]

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"11.3.0 for Microsoft Windows (64-bit) (March 7, 2018)"


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