Boxes are the underlying representation of two-dimensional forms in notebooks.

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Inconsistent handling of Dynamic option values; intended, omission, or bug?

In answering Dynamic ClipPlanes calculated from current ViewPoint Kuba and I got into a brief exchange regarding how Option values wrapped in Dynamic should be ...
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Issue with undo after copying a string inside a string

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.4.1 or later Here's a small but annoying issue related to undo and copying of strings. Steps required to get the problem: Type ...
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Using an external Pattern breaks Format

I noted while writing this answer that using an external Pattern on Format doesn't work: ...
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To UpSet or not to UpSet when using MakeBoxes

What is the difference between the following two: ...
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FormBox in pretty strings

My goal is to write usage messages in the same style as Mathematica's built-in ones, such as List::usage. This involves a mess of ...
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Redefined MakeExpression leads to error in interpreting

I’d like to have a TemplateBox that interprets as its content boxes: ...