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Spacings

Spacings
is an option to Grid and related constructs which specifies the spacings to leave between successive objects.
  • A setting of the form Scaled[s] gives spacing that is a fraction s of the size of an item.
  • A setting of the form Spacings->v specifies that the absolute space between items should be v, independent of the presence of frames or dividers. A setting of the form Offset[v] inserts space v beyond space taken by frames or dividers.
  • Settings for Spacings in Grid and related constructs can be given as:
{specx,specy}use the speci at successive x and y positions
  • For a grid with n items in a particular direction, Spacings can specify settings for spacings in the n+1 gaps between items, starting before the first item, and ending after the last item.
  • The outer edge of the grid is taken to be at the midpoint of the outermost spacing on every side.
  • The speci in each direction 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
Set the horizontal spacing between items:
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Set the horizontal and vertical spacings:
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