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Re: Print[Plot] vs Print[text,Plot]?

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  • Subject: [mg88024] Re: Print[Plot] vs Print[text,Plot]?
  • From: m.r at inbox.ru
  • Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 06:27:36 -0400 (EDT)
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On Apr 19, 10:54 pm, AES <sieg... at stanford.edu> wrote:
> I've just executed a test cell containing
>
>    Print[Plot[---]];
>    Print["Some text\n", Plot[---]];
>
> (same simple plot in both lines; objective of 2nd line being to get the
> text and the plot -- eventually several plots -- into the same output
> cell)
>
> Result from first line is expected plot; result from second line is a
> miniaturized plot about 1/4 the size of the first one.
>
> *  This is sensible or useful?
>
> *  This is what a novice user should expect as consistent
>     and reasonable behavior from the above commands?
>
>     (Print[Plot] doesn't do the same thing with a given Plot
>     as does Print[----, Plot[], ----] ???)
>
> *  This is documented --or better, warned about -- where?  
>
>     (since it looks like I'll have to, once again, step aside from
>       attempting to accomplish anything useful with 6.0 and
>      burn up more time digging into its arcane documentation,  
>      trying to understand this.  Apologies for the sarcasm --
>      but that's the way it feels.)

This is controlled by the option ImageSizeMultipliers, which can be
changed at different levels if you want to. E.g.,

SetOptions[EvaluationNotebook[],
 ImageSizeMultipliers -> {1, 1}]
{Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}], "xxx"}

Maxim Rytin
m.r at inbox.ru


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