is a symbol that can appear at a particular position in a Grid or related construct to indicate that the corresponding position is occupied by a spanning element that appears above it.
- If SpanFromAbove appears at the same position in several successive rows, it indicates spanning across all these rows.
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Basic Examples (3)
Make the element 2 span the row below it:
Spanning in a GraphicsGrid:
Spanned elements inherit their styles:
Graphics will default to filling the available space:
An explicit ImageSize setting will prevent this behavior:
Possible Issues (2)
Spanning regions must be rectangular in shape:
Use SpanFromBoth when spanning across both columns and rows:
Wolfram Research (2007), SpanFromAbove, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SpanFromAbove.html.
Wolfram Language. 2007. "SpanFromAbove." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SpanFromAbove.html.
Wolfram Language. (2007). SpanFromAbove. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SpanFromAbove.html