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Re: Re: Re: Displaying results in a column

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  • Subject: [mg105031] Re: [mg104986] Re: [mg104958] Re: Displaying results in a column
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 07:00:08 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hdgr97$jeq$1@smc.vnet.net> <hdlk5v$he1$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at yahoo.com

I think you meant

Plot3D[Sin[x Sin[y]], {x, 0, Pi}, {y, 0, Pi}] Grid[
   CityData["Amherst"]] Manipulate[Expand[(1 + c)^n], {n, 2, 5}]

The post (as I see it here) has Manipulate on a separate line.

Bobby

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 19:49:33 -0600, Murray Eisenberg  
<murray at math.umass.edu> wrote:

> Multiplying pretty much ANYTHING by ANYTHING is syntactically OK -- even
> if semantically meaningless.  This generality is one of the things that
> makes Mathematica such a powerful, yet unified system rather than jus a
> collection of disparate functionalities.
>
> Try, for example, the following product of three objects:
>
> Plot3D[Sin[x Sin[y]],{x,0,Pi},{y,0,Pi}] Grid[CityData["Amherst"]]
> Manipulate[Expand[(1+c)^n],{n,2,5}]
>
> AES wrote:
>> In article <hdlk5v$he1$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
>>  David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>>>> {expr1, "\n"expr2, "\n"expr3, "\n"expr4, . . . }
>>>>
>>>> seems to work just fine (in putting sequential expressions on  
>>>> sequential lines)
>>>>
>>
>>> Note that as written, you are actually multiplying the subsequent
>>> expressions by the string "\n"! If one of your expressions happens to
>>> evaluate to 1, you will get a surprise! You should use Column, as  
>>> others
>>> have already pointed out.
>>
>> Haven't tried your surprise yet -- but I was surprised to find that
>>
>>     "\n"expr1a + expr1b    and   "\n"(expr1a+expr1b)
>>
>> functioned differently -- and now I understand why.
>>
>> Is multiplying a general expression by a string ("\n") actually legal
>> syntax? (and if not, should my using it have triggered an error
>> message?)
>>
>


-- 
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