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

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  • 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?



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