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Layout & Tables
Because of its unified symbolic architecture, Mathematica provides powerful capabilities for creating layouts, both interactively and programmatically, and containing arbitrary expressions—not only text and formulas, but also graphics and dynamic elements.
Ctrl+,, Ctrl+Enter interactively enter 2D layout, evaluating as a list
InsertTable/Matrix insert a template for a table/matrix into a notebook
Grid, Column, Row 2D and 1D layouts containing arbitrary objects
GraphicsGrid, GraphicsColumn, GraphicsRow resizable 2D and 1D layouts
Frame  ▪ Background  ▪ Alignment  ▪ Dividers  ▪ Spacings  ▪ SpanFromLeft  ▪ ...
"string" a string containing arbitrary characters
Row a row of elements, potentially extending over several lines
Text render as text, in text font, etc.
Framed  ▪ Labeled  ▪ Tooltip  ▪ Mouseover  ▪ PopupWindow  ▪ ...
Panel display any expression in a panel
TextCell, ExpressionCell complete inline cells
TabView  ▪ SlideView  ▪ MenuView  ▪ OpenerView  ▪ ...