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Display

FilledSmallSquare Display[channel, graphics] writes graphics or sound to the specified output channel in Mathematica PostScript format.

FilledSmallSquare Display[channel, graphics, "format"] writes graphics or sound in the specified format.

FilledSmallSquare Display[channel, expr, "format"] writes boxes, cells or notebook expressions in the specified format.

FilledSmallSquare The output channel can be a single file or pipe, or a list of them.

FilledSmallSquare The graphics in Display can be Graphics, Graphics3D, SurfaceGraphics, ContourGraphics, DensityGraphics or GraphicsArray.

FilledSmallSquare The graphics can also include Sound.

FilledSmallSquare The expr in Display can be Cell, Notebook or any boxes, as generated by ToBoxes[expr].

FilledSmallSquare Any of the graphics formats specified for Export can be used.

FilledSmallSquare The following options can be given:

FilledSmallSquare $DisplayFunction is usually given in terms of Display.

FilledSmallSquare 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.

FilledSmallSquare 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.

FilledSmallSquare When displaying text, Display may make use of fonts that are specifically installed for Mathematica.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 2.10.1 and Section 2.10.14.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Export, Write, Show, DisplayString, HTMLSave.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1; modified in 3.

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