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Re: TableForm Question

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  • Subject: [mg28937] Re: [mg28925] TableForm Question
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 22:27:54 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

data = {{a, a, a}, {b, b}};

TableForm[PadRight[#, Max[Dimensions /@ data], ""] & /@ data, 
  TableDirections -> Row ] 

Bob Hanlon

In a message dated 2001/5/18 1:43:27 AM, qualsystems*nospam* at 

>A search of Deja News turned up the very problem I need help on, but I
>couldn't find any response to it.
>The original posting is copied below.
>" Hi MathGroup !! 
>I believe there is a Bug in the TableForm/MatrixForm when using the
>option TableDirections. In the Mathematica Book section 2.8.8. we have
>the example 
>TableForm[ { {a, a, a}, {b, b} } ] 
>which is essentially the same as 
>TableForm[ {{a, a, a}, {b, b} }, TableDirections -> Column ] 
>The result is 
>a a a
>b b 
>which is fine. But when I write 
>TableForm[ {{a, a, a}, {b, b} }, TableDirections -> Row ]
> I don't get the output I expected 
>a b
>a b
>Instead I get the same output as before with the following error
>massage Thread::"tdlen": "Objects of unequal length in
>OutputFormsDump`HoldList[OutputFormsDump`HoldList [a, a, a], <<1>>]
>cannot be combined." Any comments ?!?

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