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# CellMargins

 CellMarginsis an option for Cell that specifies the absolute margins in printer's points to leave around a cell.
• Possible settings are:
 m the same margins on all sides {{left,right},{bottom,top}} different margins on different sides
• The left margin gives the distance from the edge of the window to the left-hand side of the cell.
• The right margin gives the distance from the inside of the cell bracket to the right-hand side of the cell.
• The left and right margins can be set interactively in the front end using Show Ruler.
• The top and bottom margins determine the amount of space to leave above and below the cell.
• The margins go to the edge of any cell frame that is present.
• Cell dingbats are placed to the left of the left-hand side of the cell, and extend into the left cell margin.
Specify cell margins:
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Put a large margin on the left:
Put a large margin on the right:
Put the same margins all around:
Using a single number:
The space between consecutive cells and is :
Use CellFrame to frame the cell content area:
Use Background to style the cell content area:
A CellDingbat will be placed immediately to the left of the cell content area:
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