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Re: Using a notebook  how to add a caption and ...
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Feb 11, 2013 4:36 AM


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. >>> >> >>  >> Murray Eisenberg murray@math.umass.edu >> Mathematics & Statistics Dept. >> Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 5491020 (H) >> University of Massachusetts 413 5452838 (W) >> 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 5451801 >> Amherst, MA 010039305 >> >> >> >> >> >
 Murray Eisenberg murray@math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 5491020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 5452838 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 5451801 Amherst, MA 010039305



