This is documentation for Mathematica 6, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.

# ItemSize

 ItemSize is an option for Grid, Column and related constructs that specifies the sizes to allow for items.
• Typical basic settings include:
 Automatic separately size items to fit within the total formatting width All make all items the same width and height Full allow every item its full width and height w give all items width w Scaled[s] give all items a fraction s of the total formatting width {w,h} make all items the specified width and height
• In Grid, w is measured in ems, and h in line heights. In GraphicsGrid, w and h are both measured in absolute printer's points.
• The settings for ItemSize can be given as follows to apply separately to different items:
 spec apply spec to all items {specx} apply specx at successive horizontal positions {specx,specy} apply speck at successive horizontal and vertical positions
• The speck can have the following forms:
 {s1,s2,...,sn} use s1 through sn; then use defaults {{c}} use c in all cases {{c1,c2}} alternate between c1 and c2 {{c1,c2,...}} cycle through all ci {s,{c}} use s, then repeatedly use c {s1,{c},sn} use s1, then repeatedly use c, but use sn at the end {s1,s2,...,{c1,c2,...},sm,...,sn} use the first sequence of si at the beginning, then cyclically use the ci, then use the last sequence of si at the end {s1,s2,...,{},sm,...,sn} use the first sequence of si at the beginning and the last sequence at the end {i1->v1,i2->v2,...} specify what to use at positions ik {spec,rules} use rules to override specifications in spec
Make each item a fixed number of character-widths wide:
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Make each column a fraction of the document width:
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line-wraps textual elements at the page width:
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