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Re: Possible bug in V8: Grid with TextCell

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  • Subject: [mg115083] Re: Possible bug in V8: Grid with TextCell
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 04:13:14 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <iff463$r6e$1@smc.vnet.net>

This is a known wordwrapping bug in Version 8.  it is also present in
version 7 but does not show itself quite as dramatically; however, it
is there if you push the example or yours in the right direction
(e.g., put the text on the right and the graphics on the left, resize
the window and sometimes the words will get clipped on the right).
The developers are aware of it and have examples in the WRI bugs
database.  It is in the queue to get fixed...

Best,
David

On Dec 29, 5:57 am, Carlos C=E9sar de Ara=FAjo
<c... at gregosetroianos.mat.br> wrote:
> 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 C=E9sar de Ara=FAjo
> Gregos & Troianos Educacionalwww.gregosetroianos.mat.br
> Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
> (31) 3283-1122



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