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Possible bug in V8: Grid with TextCell

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  • Subject: [mg115034] Possible bug in V8: Grid with TextCell
  • From: Carlos CÃsar de AraÃjo <cca at gregosetroianos.mat.br>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 05:56:18 -0500 (EST)

Please, take a look at the following image showing a cell with text and
graphics side by side:

http://www.gregosetroianos.mat.br/Mathematica/TextGraphics.gif

Below I show the basic template involved. It used to work in V6 and V7. I
was disappointed to see that this is not the case anymore in V8 (Trial
version).

text = StringJoin@Table["bla, ", {180}];

textCell = TextCell[text, "Text", FontFamily -> "Times",
TextJustification->1];

graphics = Framed@Graphics[{}];

Grid[{{textCell, graphics}},
 Alignment -> Top]

Is it possible to achieve the older result in V8? Any workaround?
-- 
Atenciosamente,

Carlos César de Araújo
Gregos & Troianos Educacional
www.gregosetroianos.mat.br
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
(31) 3283-1122


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