Shorten Long Outputs
Using Automatic Shortening...
Large outputs are automatically shortened. You can use the controls in a shortened output to show more or less of the result:
To set the size limit above which large outputs are shortened, click set size limit... in a shortened output or choose and select the Advanced tab. Enter the limit in bytes of the size of unshortened expressions:
To Iconized Form Interactively...
To shorten a long expression or subexpression to an iconized form, select the expression and choose Iconize from the contextual menu:
- In evaluation, Iconized expressions behave identically to their uniconized counterparts.
- To un-iconize an expression, select it and choose Cell ▶ Convert To ▶ StandardForm ().
To Iconized Form Programmatically...
Use Iconize to create an iconized form of an expression:
Copy and paste the output to use the iconized form in other expressions:
Given an iconized expression an explicit name:
Preserve large data sets in notebooks in iconized form by wrapping the input expression with Iconize and evaluating in place:
- Evaluate in Place is also in the contextual menu that pops up when you right-click the selection in an input expression.
By Number of Lines...
By Number of Lines of Text...
Shorten long text outputs using Snippet: