Re: Re: Nested Grids

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg89665] Re: [mg89655] Re: [mg89622] Nested Grids*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 00:37:25 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <200806161041.GAA09621@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu

Unless you're working at a VERY small magnification and so cannot see it, the solution proposed does NOT completely fill the cell in position {1,1} with the embedded Grid: it leaves a blank space between the top of the frame of the embedded Grid and the top Frame of the enclosing Grid. Bob Hanlon wrote: > This solution is not general but works for your example. > > Grid[{ > {Grid[{{a, b}, {c, d}}, > Frame -> All, > Background -> Orange], e}, > {f, g}}, > Frame -> All, > Spacings -> {0, 0}, > ItemSize -> All] > > > Bob Hanlon > > ---- David Park <djmpark at comcast.net> wrote: >> Nested Grids would seem to be a very useful construct because subportions of >> a large grid could be independently developed. However, I have been studying >> the tutorial/GridsRowsAndColumns and it has only one example and that >> example hides a defect. Here is the slightly modified example with Frames >> added for all elements: >> >> Grid[{{Grid[{{a, b}, {c, d}}, Frame -> All, Background -> Orange], >> e}, {f, g}}, >> Frame -> All] >> >> The problem is that the nested Grid does not fill its space. If we use >> Dividers -> Central, they also do not fill to the edges of the containing >> item. It seems that we need something like an ImageMargins option, but that >> is not available. Is there an easy method to get nested grids to fill their >> space in the enclosing grid? Is there a hard way? >> >> -- >> David Park >> djmpark at comcast.net >> http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/ >> >> >> > > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

**References**:**Re: Nested Grids***From:*Bob Hanlon <hanlonr@cox.net>