Re: please explain the difference in formatting between these two expressions

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg70739] Re: please explain the difference in formatting between these two expressions*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>*Date*: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 01:40:06 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <ehf01i$4vq$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi Chris, the space is there, but because of the proportional font, it is very thin. Convince yourself by not inserting a space. In your first example you put 7 spaces in and this caused a line break. Daniel Chris Chiasson wrote: > Show[Graphics[{Hue[.77], Rectangle[{0, 0}, {5, > 1}], Hue[.17], Text[DisplayForm@Cell[BoxData["here is > some text"], PageWidth -> 50], {4, 1/2}]}]] > > Show[Graphics[{Hue[.77],Rectangle[{0,0},{5,1}],Hue[.17], > Text[DisplayForm@ > Cell[BoxData["here is some text"],"Input",PageWidth\[Rule]50],{4, > 1/2}]}]] > > why does the second example fail to include the space?