Re: graphic inside a gridbox

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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 > > >

**References**:**graphic inside a gridbox***From:*"Christopher Arthur" <pannoniara@aol.com>