Display[channel, graphics] writes graphics or sound to the specified output channel in Mathematica PostScript format.
Display[channel, graphics, "format"] writes graphics or sound in the specified format.
Display[channel, expr, "format"] writes boxes, cells or notebook expressions in the specified format.
The output channel can be a single file or pipe, or a list of them.
The graphics in Display can be Graphics, Graphics3D, SurfaceGraphics, ContourGraphics, DensityGraphics or GraphicsArray.
The graphics can also include Sound.
The expr in Display can be Cell, Notebook or any boxes, as generated by ToBoxes[expr].
Any of the graphics formats specified for Export can be used.
The following options can be given:
$DisplayFunction is usually given in terms of Display.
If any of the specified files or pipes in channel are not open, Display uses OpenWrite to open them, then closes these particular files or pipes when it has finished.
In many cases, Display calls the Mathematica notebook front end via MathLink. If the front end is not present, certain capabilities of Display may not be available.
When displaying text, Display may make use of fonts that are specifically installed for Mathematica.
See The Mathematica Book: Section 1.9.2, Section 2.9.1 and Section 2.9.14.
See also: Export, Write, Show, DisplayString, HTMLSave.
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