Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg76232] Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle*From*: rip pelletier <bitbucket at comcast.net>*Date*: Fri, 18 May 2007 06:11:19 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <f21e5e$6e7$1@smc.vnet.net> 007751110300GAAA8100@smm.vnnt.nnnn <f2elco$271$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <f2elco$271$1 at smc.vnet.net>, dimitris <dimmechan at yahoo.com> wrote: > >since i was using dave park's drawgraphics package, i need to construct > >an example without the package. i'll get to it. given a choice between > >being productive or crawling thru shattered notebooks, i think i'll keep > >working for a while > > Do you use David's Park package in version 6? > Are any compatibility issue? > hi dimitris, i use dave's package far more often than not, but mostly for simple multiple graphs. so far, the only problem in v6 is that i can no longer reliably set colors just by declaring them before a draw command. (i hate it when things fail _sometimes_.) i hate to say it, but i'm moving over to v6 rather slowly. there's a lot of things i haven't tried to run yet in v6. i'm still doing my work in 5.2 vale, rip > > =CF/=C7 rip pelletier =DD=E3=F1=E1=F8=E5: > > In article <f23oii$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 -- NB eddress is r i p 1 AT c o m c a s t DOT n e t

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