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displays a framed version of expr.
  • The following options can be given:
BackgroundNonebackground color
BaselinePositionAutomaticalignment relative to surrounding text
FrameMarginsAutomaticmargins to leave inside the frame
FrameStyleAutomaticgraphics directives giving a style for the frame
ImageMargins0margins around the image of the displayed frame
RoundingRadius0radius for rounded corners
ContentPaddingTruewhether to shrink the margins tightly around the contents
  • If expr wraps onto multiple lines, the baseline of Framed[expr] is taken to be the baseline of the first line of expr.
  • RoundingRadius->r specifies rounded corners consisting of quarter circles with a radius of r printer's points.
Put a frame around any expression:
Put a frame around any expression:
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Put a frame around any object:
Use a background color:
Use a style for the frame:
Use rounded corners:
Text can linewrap inside a frame:
Different framed expressions align as if their frames were not present:
Change the background color:
Bottom align a series of frames:
Add margins within the frame:
Change the frame style:
Add margins outside the frame:
Use rounded corners:
Frame integers that are prime:
Panel provides additional features for framing objects:
Many functions have a Frame option:
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