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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


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