Re: Mathematica 8 docs online now!
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- Subject: [mg113870] Re: Mathematica 8 docs online now!
- From: Oliver Ruebenkoenig <ruebenko at wolfram.com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 06:13:52 -0500 (EST)
On Tue, 16 Nov 2010, Peltio wrote: > Sjoerd C. de Vries scriveva il 15-Nov-10 : >> Subject says it all: right now the doc pages of the new mathematica >> version 8 are online on the WRI reference section. > > http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/guide/SummaryOfNewFeaturesIn80.html > > Lots and lots of new (and sometimes very advanced) stuff, but still - > to my knowledge (*) - no simple way to arrange a notebook's text and > input cells on multiple columns. > It seems that Mathematica can only have a simple linear layout, > > | > | text > | > | formula > | > | figure > | > | text > | > | ... > | > | > V > > like most books printed in 18xx and 19xx. > > - Yes I'm aware one can create cumbersome tables and put text and > graphics in different columns. What Mathematica lacks (in my opinion, but maybe > I am the only one on Earth thinking that) is a New Kind of Layout. > Perhaps a new supercell structure that can accomodate multiple cells > (input, text, graphics...) in two or more (simply expandable) columns. > > Just wishing. > Maybe the Front-end Gods will implement something like that in > Mathematica 14. :-] > > Peltio > > (*) I hope to be proved wrong. > > > Here is something you can try. Graphics -> New Graphics Open the drawing tools (Graphics->Drawing Tools) Select, for example the text insert. Write 1+1 into the Graphics, select it an use Evaluation -> Evaluate in Place. Maye it is useful to you, Oliver