CellMargins

CellMargins

is an option for Cell that specifies the absolute margins in printer's points to leave around a cell.

Details

  • Possible settings are:
  • mthe 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 lefthand side of the cell.
  • The right margin gives the distance from the inside of the cell bracket to the righthand 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 lefthand side of the cell, and extend into the left cell margin.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Specify cell margins:

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Scope  (3)

Put a large margin on the left:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

Put a large margin on the right:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

Put the same margins all around:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

Using a single number:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

Properties & Relations  (4)

The space between consecutive cells c1 and c2 is bottom1+top2:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

Use CellFrame to frame the cell content area:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

Use Background to style the cell content area:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde

A CellDingbat will be placed immediately to the left of the cell content area:

abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde abcde
Introduced in 1996
 (3.0)