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Re: imagesize to full width of current screen

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  • Subject: [mg92042] Re: imagesize to full width of current screen
  • From: magma <maderri2 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 06:13:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gapf91$o33$1@smc.vnet.net> <gaqf55$doq$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Sep 17, 10:29 am, Albert Retey <a... at gmx-topmail.de> wrote:
> Mitch Murphy wrote:
> > greetings,
>
> > i'm trying to determine the current width of the notebook screen to  
> > size graphics and manipulate's to fit the whole width of the window. =
 
> > i've looked at PageWidth, ImageSize->All, ImageSize->Full, ImageSize-
> >  >Large, ImageSize->Scaled[s] (ImageSize->Scaled@1 is equivalent to =
 
> > ImageSize->Full), $* variables, ...
>
> > this is a common feature in other programming languages (javascript in =
 
> > web browsers for example). i've also searched this mailing list  
> > without success. any ideas?
>
> > thanks,
> > Mitch
>
> the information is in the WindowSize option of the corresponding
> notebook object. This will give you the size of the notebook that
> evaluates it:
>
> WindowSize /. Options[EvaluationNotebook[]]
>
> when working with manipulates and palettes you also might want to use
> ButtonNotebook[] , SelectedNotebook[] and Notebooks[] to get a handle at
> the notebook you are after.
>
> Just in case: You can also get the size of the screen with:
>
> ScreenRectangle /. Options[$FrontEnd]
>
> which then lets you choose a reasonable size for a new notebook/window.
>
> hth,
>
> albert

ScreenRectangle does not appear in the $FrontEnd options in Mathematica 6.0,
but it is mentioned in the Help file as a function not yet fully
integrated (in 6.0).
Is there any other way to call it?


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