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2.11.12 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.