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Re: Re: Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle

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  • Subject: [mg76494] Re: [mg76446] Re: [mg76231] Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 05:18:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200705110933.FAA06232@smc.vnet.net> <f21g6n$7hg$1@smc.vnet.net>

If the error only appears during rendering, it could possibly be taken
care of with a DownValue for Rectangle.

On 5/22/07, Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl> wrote:
>
> On 18 May 2007, at 19:10, rip pelletier wrote:
>
> > as i said in another post, i have a found a much easier replacement
> > ("GraphicsGrid ") for that use of Rectangle, so i no longer care much
> > about the error message i get.
> >
> > if someone posts a working example, i'll eagerly give it a try, but
> > i'm
> > not going to try to construct one.
> >
> > vale,
>
> I now got official Mathematica 6.0 for Mac OS X and can confirm that
> using a graphic object as third argument to Rectangle no longer
> works. As I suspected, that must have been due to a last minute
> change (it worked in the last pre-Release version). Of course it no
> longer matters (except as another non-compatibility issue) but I
> thought I should correct my earlier misleading statement.
> It would be mildly interesting to know the reasons for this change,
> since WRI does not normally introduce incompatibilities for no
> reason. Perhaps the old functionality was actually causing some
> problems.
>
> Andrzej Kozlowski
>
>


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