Invisible

Invisible[expr]

displays as space that is the same size as the formatted version of expr.

Details

  • Invisible[expr] spans both the horizontal and vertical dimensions of expr.
  • Invisible[expr] has the same baseline alignment as expr.
  • Invisible["M"] gives space that is one em wide in the current font.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Display a blank space the same size as the formatted form of a given expression:

Here is the expression in visible form:

Use Invisible objects as column-width regulators in a grid:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Use Spacer to display a blank space with the size specified in printer's points:

Introduced in 2007
 (6.0)