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 and to its left.



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Basic Examples  (2)

Span throughout a 2×2 block:

Set a red background throughout the spanned region:

Scope  (2)

Graphics will default to filling the available space:

An explicit ImageSize setting will prevent this behavior:

Possible Issues  (1)

To span across both rows and columns requires appropriate use of SpanFromBoth:

Introduced in 2007