Re: TableForm Question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg28937] Re: [mg28925] TableForm Question*From*: BobHanlon at aol.com*Date*: Sat, 19 May 2001 22:27:54 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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 mindspring.com writes: >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 >a > >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 ?!? >