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Re: Use of Rectangle ??

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  • Subject: [mg15408] Re: Use of Rectangle ??
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 20:57:22 -0500
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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Hi Ted,

here is a more usefull example showing a plot on a free place  of a
second one

    Epilog->{Rectangle[Scaled [{0.5,0.5}],Scaled [{0.9,0.9}],gr1]}]

This feature may be usefull if you draw a enlarged part of a function
and in the Rectangle[] an global view.

Rectangle[] effectives scale its third argument and place it in the

Hope that helps

"Ersek, Ted R" wrote:
> The documentation for V 3.0 says
> Rectangle[{xmin,ymin},{xmax,ymax},graphics] will produce a rectangle
> filled with the specified graphics.  It also says `graphics` can be any
> graphics object.
> I don't completely understand how this is supposed to work.  Can anyone
> explain?  I provide the following examples to kick off the discussion.

> Cheers,
> Ted Ersek

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