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Re: graphic inside a gridbox

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  • Subject: [mg65538] Re: [mg65505] graphic inside a gridbox
  • From: bsyehuda at gmail.com
  • Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 06:53:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200604051056.GAA21762@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I just would like to comment on your last paragraph.
You WILL need to tune the tables in LaTeX anyway to at least determine the
width.
I had some bad experience with this while testing Publicon in the past.
yehuda

On 4/5/06, Christopher Arthur <pannoniara at aol.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> How can I generate as output a table which has a graphic in one or two
> cells?
> Ideally, I want something like a 5x5 table, where say two 2x2 subtables
> are
> replaced by two graphics.
> I figure that I have to do to something clever with putting gridboxes
> inside
> of gridboxes, but at the moment my problem is with the graphics....I trie=
d
> something like this, but it doesn't work, and I don't know why:
>
>
> DisplayForm[GridBox[{....,Cell[GraphicsData["PostScript",DisplayString[My=
Graphics]]]}]
>
> I just see the postscript code for the graphic stuck in that particular
> cell
> of the table.
>
> Before I get too deep into this, though, I'm wondering on a larger level
> if
> I should even bother.  The eventual goal is to have in some book format, =
a
> list of these tables, with each table a small picture with text as specif=
ied
> above, and basically there will be thousands of such little tables
> arranged
> in some sequence.
>
> I don't know if I should just try to do all the graphics and table
> formattin
> g in TeX and related packages, or if I could actually make a nice looking
> reference book using mathematica alone for typesetting.  The problem is t=
hat
> if I spend a lot of time on perfecting my tables in Mathematica, they
> probably wont convert easily to TeX anyway, so I might as well just use T=
eX
> with MetaPost and the various tabular environments there.
>
> Chris
>
>
>



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