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Eduardo MAM Mendes

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Re: Using a notebook - how to add a caption and ...
Posted: Feb 11, 2013 4:36 AM
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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@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@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@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@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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> Murray Eisenberg murray@math.umass.edu
> Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
> Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H)
> University of Massachusetts 413 545-2838 (W)
> 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801
> Amherst, MA 01003-9305
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