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Re: Text & Graphics

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  • Subject: [mg5062] Re: [mg5046] Text & Graphics
  • From: Lou Talman <me at>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 22:48:04 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Francois Renard wrote:

> I'm trying to plot a Table of Text,
> but it doesn't work when the Table becomes too large:

> This is an simplified exemple:

> In[1]:= Show[Graphics[Table[Text[ToString[i*j],{i,j}], {i,10}, {j,24}]]]

> Out[1]= -Graphics-

> ---> with j=24, it works, but if j>24:

> In[2]:= Show[Graphics[Table[Text[ToString[i*j],{i,j}], {i,10}, {j,25}]]]

> Out[2]= -Graphics-

> In[3]:= %%[ Error: stackoverflow; OffendingCommand: Msboxa ]%%

This appears to me to be implementation dependent.  I had no trouble executing

     Show[Graphics[Table[Text[ToString[i*j],{i,j}], {i,50}, {j,50}]]]

with v2.2 running on a NeXT under NeXTStep v3.1.  The screen did get a little  

--Lou Talman

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