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Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle

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  • Subject: [mg76124] Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle
  • From: dimitris <dimmechan at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 05:43:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f21e5e$6e7$1@smc.vnet.net><200705111030.GAA08108@smc.vnet.net>

>since i was using dave park's drawgraphics package, i need to construct
>an example without the package. i'll get to it. given a choice between
>being productive or crawling thru shattered notebooks, i think i'll keep
>working for a while

Do you use David's Park package in version 6?
Are any compatibility issue?

Dimitris

=CF/=C7 rip pelletier =DD=E3=F1=E1=F8=E5:
> In article <f23oii$mvm$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
>  Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
>
> > It's true that it works, but the fact that it works seems to be now
> > undocumented. Mathematica 5.2 documentation states:
> >
> > "In Rectangle[{a, a}, {a, a}, graphics], graphics can be any graphics
> > object."
> >
> > but there does not seem to be any such statement in 6.0 (?)
> >
> > Andrzej Kozlowski
> >
> > > rip pelletier wrote:
> > >> hi,
> > >>
> > >> thru 5.2 we could display, for example, 2 graphs side-by-side by
> > >> using a
> > >> third argument to Rectangle, the name of a graphics object.
> > >>
> > >> 6.0 tells me that i cannot call Rectangle with 3 arguments. (true, it
> > >> was a bit of a kludge, and in principle i approve of it going away,
> > >> but....)
> > >>
> > >> what is the replacement?
> > >>
> > >> thanks,
> > >>    rip
> > >>
> > >
> >
> >
>
> well, thanks. your answer makes it clear that i have some debugging to
> do. i didn't post because the documentation changed; i posted because i
> got the error message
>
> "Rectangle called with 3 arguments; 1 or 2 arguments are expected."
>
> somehow it must not mean what it says.
>
> i also see that i forgot to say i am using a macintosh, OS X 10.4.9.
>
> since i was using dave park's drawgraphics package, i need to construct
> an example without the package. i'll get to it. given a choice between
> being productive or crawling thru shattered notebooks, i think i'll keep
> working for a while.
>
> vale,
>    rip
>
> --
> NB eddress is r i p 1 AT c o m c a s t DOT n e t



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