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is an option for Grid, Column and related constructs that specifies styles to use for items.
  • ItemStyle->s specifies that all items should use style specification s.
  • Item style specifications can include all options to Item, as well as options to Style. Directive[opt1, opt2, ...] can be used to specify multiple options.
  • Item style specifications are applied to the complete region of an item, not just its contents, so that, for example, backgrounds extend to the edge of the item.
  • The settings for ItemStyle can be given as follows to apply separately to different items:
specapply spec to all items
{specx}apply specx at successive horizontal positions
{specx,specy}apply speck at successive horizontal and vertical positions
{spec_(x),spec_(y),rules}also allow explicit rules for individual i, j elements
  • 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
  • If multiple speci or rules specify styles for a particular element, the styles are combined in the order they appear.
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