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Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle

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  • Subject: [mg76482] Re: v. 6, third argument to rectangle
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 05:12:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
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sorry, you are right in the final version Rectangle[]
does not allow a third argument but Mathematica 6. offer
the Inset[] object and

Rectangle[p1_, p2_, gr_] := Inset[gr, p1, p2]

should fix the problem.


Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
> On 14 May 2007, at 16:33, rip pelletier wrote:
>> thanks for the suggestions. it seems the problem is more complicated
>> than i thought. i need to do some work to find out why i get an error
>> message saying Rectangle cannot be called with 3 arguments, although
>> such calls work for other people.
> Well, actually, I have to confess that my case may not be decisive  
> because, although I use the same version of Mac OS X as you do, I am  
> still running a beta version of Mathematica 6.0. If Jens-Peer Kuska  
> is also doing that, then it is still possible that this behaviour was  
> changed at the last moment. To settle the issue I hope someone else  
> with a officially released version of Mathematica confirms that  
> Rectangle still works with 3 arguments.
> Of course, Jens may have already confirmed this ;-)
> Andrzej Kozlowski

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