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2.10.12 Options for Graphics Cells

Options for displaying images in notebooks.

  • Here is a graphic displayed in a notebook.
  • With the default setting AspectRatioFixed->True resizing the graphic does not change its shape.
  • If you set AspectRatioFixed->False then you can change the shape.
  • Mathematica allows you to specify the final size of a graphic by setting the ImageSize option in kernel graphics functions such as Plot and Display. Once a graphic is in a notebook, you can then typically resize or move it just by using the mouse.

    Ways to generate animations in a notebook.

    Mathematica generates animated graphics by taking a sequence of graphics cells, and then treating them like frames in a movie. The option AnimationDisplayTime specifies how long a particular cell should be displayed as part of the movie.

    Options for animations.