Re: Question about typesetting

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg124176] Re: Question about typesetting*From*: Fred Simons <f.h.simons at tue.nl>*Date*: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:22:00 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <jeh5ku$r48$1@smc.vnet.net> <201201110920.EAA11280@smc.vnet.net>

Dear Albert, Yes, I was aware of your CellPrint solution. However, that could not be used in my problem, where the Row is an element of a Column, something like Framed[Column[{CellPrint[TextCell[Row[{Button["Buttontext",Null]," ","These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text."}],"Text"]]}]] But your solution made me think it over once again, and it turned out that the following variant does what I am looking for: Framed[Column[{TextCell[Row[{Button["Buttontext",Null]," ","These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text."}],"Text"]}, BaseStyle->{FontFamily->"Times"}, ItemSize->60]] Nevertheless, I do not feel quite happy with this solution. Mathematica uses some built-in rules on how strings are displayed, Usually they work fine, but, as in my original question, not always. I was looking for some techniques to control the way Mathematica displays strings, and I could only find the LineIndent option, not an option for having line wrapping as far as possible to the right, or for the second element of a Row not starting at a new line. The solution as we have it now is simply to replace the expression by a text cell. In my more than 20 years of experience with Mathematica I never needed to use a cell in an expression! I think this solution is pretty rude and lacking the standard elegance of Mathematica. But it works, and that is fine. Many thanks and kind regards, Fred Op 11-1-2012 10:20, A Retey schreef: > Hi, > > >> When we have a text cell with a few lines of text and when we insert a >> button in the very beginning, then of course the text starts immediately >> behind the button and wraps without indention over the lines of the >> cell, as far to the right as possible. >> >> I want to achieve the same layout by means of a kernel command. The best >> I could find is >> >> In[4]:= Style[Row[{Button["Buttontext",Null]," ","These sentences form a >> very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences >> form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These >> sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long text. >> These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long >> text. These sentences form a very long text."}], LineIndent->0] >> >> There is no indention at the left hand side of the output cell. But the >> soft line breaks in the string are not as far to the right as possible, >> and the display of the string starts at a new line instead of straight >> after the button. >> >> It seems to me that it must be possible to arrive at the same layout as >> a text cell. Maybe there is a simple solution, but I cannot find it. Can >> someone give me a hint? >> > Not sure whether I fully understand your problem, but this should do > what you describe (note that my or your mailer will probably add some > line breaks to the long string, you need to get rid of them before > trying the code below...): > > CellPrint[ > TextCell[Row[{Button["Buttontext", Null], " ", > "These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a \ > very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These \ > sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a very long \ > text. These sentences form a very long text. These sentences form a \ > very long text. These sentences form a very long text. These \ > sentences form a very long text."}], "Text"]] > > hth, > > albert > > > > ----- > Geen virus gevonden in dit bericht. > Gecontroleerd door AVG - www.avg.com > Versie: 2012.0.1901 / Virusdatabase: 2109/4735 - datum van uitgifte: 01/10/12 > > > . >

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