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Re: Using a notebook - how to add a caption and ...

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  • From: Eduardo MAM Mendes <emammendes at me.com>
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That is true!  I completely forgot ImageSize.

many thanks

Ed

On Feb 10, 2013, at 6:41 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Easy to fix. Instead of just inserting the image, wrap it with Image and use the ImageSize option to Image. E.g.,
> 
>   Column[{Image[pic, ImageSize -> 300], "Mathematica 9 is here"}]
> 
> where either you've assigned to pic the inserted image or actually pasted a copied image right there.
> 
> On Feb 10, 2013, at 3:26 AM, Eduardo MAM Mendes <emammendes at me.com> wrote:
> 
>> 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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