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Peltio
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Re: Mathematica 8 docs online now!
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Nov 16, 2010 5:04 AM


Sjoerd C. de Vries scriveva il 15Nov10 : > Subject says it all: right now the doc pages of the new mathematica > version 8 are online on the WRI reference section.
http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/guide/SummaryOfNewFeaturesIn80.html
Lots and lots of new (and sometimes very advanced) stuff, but still  to my knowledge (*)  no simple way to arrange a notebook's text and input cells on multiple columns. It seems that Mathematica can only have a simple linear layout,
  text   formula   figure   text   ...   V
like most books printed in 18xx and 19xx.
 Yes I'm aware one can create cumbersome tables and put text and graphics in different columns. What Mathematica lacks (in my opinion, but maybe I am the only one on Earth thinking that) is a New Kind of Layout. Perhaps a new supercell structure that can accomodate multiple cells (input, text, graphics...) in two or more (simply expandable) columns.
Just wishing. Maybe the Frontend Gods will implement something like that in Mathematica 14. :]
Peltio
(*) I hope to be proved wrong.



