Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle

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

**References**:**Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle***From:*Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>