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Re: Mathematica 8 docs online now!
On Nov 16, 10:13 pm, Oliver Ruebenkoenig <ruebe... at wolfram.com> wrote: > 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/SummaryOfNewFeaturesIn... > > > 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, b= ut 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 here's a video along those lines: http://www.wolfram.com/broadcast/screencasts/mathematicaasawhiteboard/