Questions on using or implementing UI control elements that link a mouse click to a single action.

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Table of Buttons [duplicate]

What's the correct way to form a table of buttons in which each action depends on the index in the table? E.g., I want to get {Button[1,f[1]],Button[2,f[2]]} ...
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Question about Slider and adding buttons

I would like to add some buttons next to a slider for higher accuracy movements. For instance I have this slider, which has 1-step, pretty easy to use. ...
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Manipulate panel does not print (or print to pdf) the same as it displays in a notebook [duplicate]

Whenever I print (or print to pdf) a manipulate panel it never looks like the manipulate panel I have in the notebook on my display. This is what the manipulate panel looks like on my display. ...
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In 10.3 System DialogInput execution error

I have upgraded to 10.3 from Mathematica 9.0. However, in 9.0 things that ran well will not run in 10.3. A typical example is: ...
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Display that replaces previous values [closed]

Is it possible to make some function like Print but one that replaces its previous result with a new value instead of producing a new one? For example, let's use ...
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Function under Button, need help [closed]

I would like to put this function under button so I can just press button to evaluate instead of having to shift+enter ...
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Changing the format of ActionMenu

I am attempting to make my actions menus "prettier". :) Using the code below... ...
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Click individual selections from a button

I have a graphic where each Arrow, Rectangle, and Text is a ...
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Is it possible to create a button that shows another button on Manipulate[ ] function? [duplicate]

I want to create a program which allow us to choose an option, and depending on the choice, it may show new options. I want to apply this concept with buttons on a ...
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Making a Button smaller in width

I can't seem to figure out how to make the width of a Button smaller. I tried change the first 26 below to a number like 10. But it doesn't seem to effect the ...
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Error in Manipulate [closed]

I am trying to create a button which will give random values for certain parameters. I am using the following in Manipulate[]. ...
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PasteButton: Pasting expression name without quotation marks?

I am struggling to find a way to use PasteButton to paste the name of an expression (in particular a list) without showing the contents of the expression or without ...
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Evaluate cells error in Mathematica

Clicking on the button generated by the following code: ...
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How to make a cell highlight on mouse down?

When a cell has WholeCellGroupOpener set to True, it becomes a clickable button that toggles its cell group open and closed. How can I make the cell change color ...
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Button for sqrt sign

How to create a button, which has exactly the same functionality as pressing ctlr+2 in an inputField? So it is basicly appending an sqrt sign to a string.
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Preventing a Print expression from generating a new cell each time it executed [duplicate]

In reference to the following code: Button["Start", Print[Plot[x^3, {x, -1, 1}]]] When I click on the button the first time, I get a plot of $y = x^3$, perfect. ...
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Update an application on the click of a Button

I am finishing my first program in Wolfram Mathematica 10 and if I have almost completed is essentially thanks to this valuable forum soon where I will try to help too. Basically, now I have this ...
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Pressing a Button aborts the evaluation [duplicate]

I'm doing a program in Mathematica 10 and I need to use different buttons like Button["Start", Module[{}, 'routine']] It all works wonderfully when the routine ...
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Construct a button to start a routine [duplicate]

When executing Button ["Print" Print[1]] you get a button that, if pressed, prints to the screen 1. What I would like to have is ...
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Extending Button's Method -> “Preemptive” 5 second timeout

This is an example from the documentation for Button : ...
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How do I make a Graphics3D Object act as a Button?

The original idea is from: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ClickACountry/ What I'm trying to do is to create a series of Graphics3D objects and let them control the display of corresponding ...
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Slider for different plots

Hi I've got 12 different plots and I want to be able to cycle through them with a slider, however, none of the options for manipulate or slider seem to be able to handle multiple plots. My parameter ...
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How to make a button that allow me to control a Manipulate module? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use button that allow me to control a manipulate module. Here's what I did now, it's really simple: ...
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How to show and hide text by a button

I'm trying to implement a button that can show and hide output text in a panel/tab, but I can't find a specific command to do that. I tried StringReplace, but it doesn't work for me.
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How to combine Toggler and Button?

The Play function defines a toggle button to start and stop: I'm trying to emulate that, but with a single button. I feel like this is a common enough task that this question should be answered ...
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Palette button with progress bar

Let's say you have a palette with a button that has to do some time-consuming task when clicked: ...
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Interfaces: Importing files, processing them and exporting the results

We have a simple interface with two import file buttons, one field to enter a number $x$, one field to enter a file export name, and one 'Run' button. The mathematical operation when hitting 'Run' ...
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How do I size 'Button' controls to closely bound a single character?

I have a button containing a single character, generated with, for example Button["X", Null] but that is by default much wider than it should be: I want the ...
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Button for expanding a cell? [duplicate]

How can I create a button which sits next to the cell, like so: http://i.imgur.com/ZFkgn5q.jpg When you click the button it expands the cell, like this (note the cells on the right): ...
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Updating Manipulate output from within a Button

Consider this (edit: Pause[3] represents some long computation the button should do): ...
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Write GUI to select spheres in a grid

I'd like to generate a code that: 1) starts with a grid of circles (in general, it won't be a square grid) 2) allows the user to choose some of those circles 3) allows the user to choose the type of ...
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Getting the Box of a Button

I have a useful snippet of code that I use for anything in my Notebook that takes a while to execute and doesn't need to be executed for subsequent cells: ...
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Button to run a group of cells

I'm not sure how to create a minimal working example since I don't know how to post code that appears as cells but hopefully my question is simple enough that it won't be necessary. My apologies all ...
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Can I reach a breakpoint when I press a button and call a function?

I have a function and inside it I put a breakpoint on the first instruction in the function. I made a Button which calls the ...
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In Graphics, a button without action will not work?

A minimal example: Graphics@Button[Disk[]] will yield error message Button is not a Graphics primitive or directive. But if you drop ...
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Button action preventing parallel execution?

I couldn't find a better title, so I'll jump straight to the example! There is this long list of slow jobs to be executed in a parallel way, at the press of a button: ...
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Showing “updating…” message while Manipulate is re-evaluating

Is it possible to show a fixed text such as "updating..." instead of the last result shown, when Manipulate is re-evaluating an expression (in a slow evaluation ...
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Running “Animate” Using a Button

I made the button below for launching an Animate, but it doesn't work at all! Why? ...
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How to select the text on the button?

For example, I have a Button ...
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Save plot by pressing on button

I want to save a certain graphics by pressing a button. Thinks work fine for something like this ...
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Show Progressbar after pressing a button

I've recently struggling with Buttons. So I understand Buttons have the form Button["text",action]. Now I want the action to be ...
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Using Mouseover to change the appearance of a button without writing the button specification twice

When I code in Mathematica, I often find myself having to repeat large chunks of code for a function to work. The latest example of this is a color changing button that prints when clicked, code shown ...
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How to paste multiple expression using PasteButton?

Is there a way to paste multiple expressions into notebook using PasteButton? For example, I want to do ...
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Dynamic inside Button

This bit of code runs a little animation of a stochastic process: ...
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Dynamic generation of Buttons

The Project I am trying to dynamically turn on/off the display of data for a circos-esque plot that I generated. The Code I have data stored in mfData and a ...
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Button with for loop

How can I call a function that has a for loop inside a button? If I just write button[{"name", function[]}] nothing happens.
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How to change the color of a button while it is pressed

I want to change the color of a button while it is pressed, pause for a short time and then change the color back to the original color. I can't seem to figure out how to do this (tried various forms ...
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How to make a control array of buttons or togglers?

An array of buttons From time to time I wish I had a control array of the sort native to Visual Basic. A control array of buttons would be a table of buttons in which each button "knows" its ...
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Assign one button to two variables

I am trying to use the one button to assign to two variables. Here is an example of how I want it to work. expression: ...
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BindEvent binding own function

I need to change property of window when button gets pressed. There are pretty enough examples on Wolfram's website, but all they bind predefined function "Print[]" and I have no problems with ...