Re: Problem inputting data into a table that is larger than a window

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg89546] Re: Problem inputting data into a table that is larger than a window*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>*Date*: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 03:00:09 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <g2ij0q$rnc$1@smc.vnet.net> <g2lb66$91i$1@smc.vnet.net> <g2nuau$elu$1@smc.vnet.net>

works on version: 6.0.2 "6.0 for Microsoft Windows (32-bit) (February 7, 2008)" Daniel Bob F wrote: > On Jun 10, 1:40 am, dh <d... at metrohm.ch> wrote: >> Hi Bob, >> >> this behaves as expected: >> >> Table[InputField[],{i,75},{j,2}]//TableForm >> >> You should give an example of your problem. >> >> sincerely, Daniel >> >> Bob F wrote: >>> I created a table with about 75 rows and 6 columns and all cells are >>> in a 16pt Times Roman font. It is larger than the window it is being >>> displayed in. When I try and input data into the bottom rows of the >>> table Mathematica automatically scrolls the window to the top of the >>> table, and now the row I was inputting data into is no longer visible. >>> The cell that the table is in is a "Text" cell style. No matter what I >>> try, it keeps scrolling to the top of the table. Any ideas on if this >>> is a bug or a feature or what I can do to keep it from happening? >>> Thanks... >>> -Bob >> -- >> >> Daniel Huber >> > > Just open a blank notebook. Create a text cell and put a couple of > lines at the top. Then below these lines of text, in the same text > cell, insert a 75 row by 6 column table (using the menu command > Insert, Table/Matrix, New, specify 75 rows and 6 columns (draw lines > between rows, draw lines between columns, draw frame are all selected) > and then click OK. Make sure the window is shorter than the table in > case you have a really big monitor and the window fits entirely on the > screen with the entire table visible. Then just scroll down to the > bottom row and type in anything and the first character you type the > window automatically scrolls to the top of the cell but the input > still goes to the cell you started typing in - you just cannot see it > because it is off screen. I can post the Mathematica code, but it's so > simple to show, I don't think it's needed. This is Mathematica 6.0.1.2 > on Mac OS X 10.4.11 if it matters. Thanks > > -Bob > -- Daniel Huber Metrohm Ltd. Oberdorfstr. 68 CH-9100 Herisau Tel. +41 71 353 8585, Fax +41 71 353 8907 E-Mail:<mailto:dh at metrohm.com> Internet:<http://www.metrohm.com>