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is an option for TableForm and MatrixForm which specifies whether successive dimensions should be arranged as rows or columns.
  • TableDirections->Column specifies that successive dimensions should be arranged alternately as columns and rows, with the first dimension arranged as columns.
  • TableDirections->Row takes the first dimension to be arranged as rows.
  • TableDirections->{dir1, dir2, ...} specifies explicitly whether each dimension should be arranged with Column or Row.
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