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  • From: Eduardo MAM Mendes <emammendes at me.com>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:26:35 -0500 (EST)
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Hi there

many thanks.  

There is one problem though.  If the Column cell is evaluated the figure size comes out pretty small and I have to resize every time.

Am I doing something wrong?

Cheers

Ed


On Feb 9, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Re your (a), putting a caption under an inserted picture:
> 
> Here's one way. Before or after you insert the image, assign it to a name, say,
> 
>   pic = . . . ;
> 
> For example, from www.wolfram.com, I selected the "spiky" with the '9' on it and pasted it into an Input cell after "pic =" and evaluated the cell.
> 
> Next, evaluate a new cell:
> 
>  Column[{pic, "Mathematica 9 is here"}]
> 
> You may use a Style in the 2nd element of that list to change the font. And various options of Column to adjust the appearance.
> 
> Actually, there's no need for the separate step of assigning the image to a name; you can directly paste the image into the first position of the list argument of Column.
> 
> 
> On Feb 9, 2013, at 12:46 AM, Eduardo MAM Mendes <emammendes at me.com> wrote:
> 
>> I have been using notebooks to write reports for a while.  Although I am getting by (the package Presentations by David Park has been of great help), I still have some points that I am not sure how to handle.   Ok,  here they are:
>> 
>> a) Insert-> Picture-> From file inserts the jpg as advertised however I did not figure out how to add a text box that works as a caption just below the figure in the same cell.  Of course the cell cannot be evaluated, so I have turn off that option. If there is a way to add the caption, I wonder whether the whole cell - picture + caption - could be  centered justified.
>> 
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