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

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How to Initiate a queued evaluation from a Dynamic GUI without using a Button

I have a Dynamic-based GUI, and one part of it will kick off a calculation that could take longer than the default 5-second dynamic timeout. I know that ...
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Can Button[] generate output without using Print[]?

Button[] beguiles me. A simple example follows: ...
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Why doesn't “Defer” work with “TableForm”?

Background:I want to create a "palette" that contains buttons that evaluate the selected part of the expression and replace the selection with the result, just like what the built-in palette ...
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Button doesn't evaluate variable containing Module

I have a huge set of code to accomplish a data transformation. I have saved this set of code as eg: ...
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Button's command is not evaluated in iteration

I wish I didn't feel like a newbie after several months, but... If I enter the following: Table[ Button[ "Number: " <> ToString @ i, Print @ i], {i, 1, 5}] ...
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How can I focus cursor at specific position? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Programmatically move the cursor to a desired location on the screen I made a Button with the name of "Click",if we have to click on ...
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Self-referential list or table of buttons

How could one create a table or list of buttons, such that clicking on a button removes the button itself from the list?
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Emulating a button push or a mouse click with Mathematica code

I need to perform a long action with a button. I tried setting the DynamicEvaluationTimeout, but it seems it doesn't work for me. So I want to try using several ...
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How can I connect shortcut keys to Button

I want to connect a shortcut key (ctrl + c) to a Button in my application. To that purpose I wrote some code using EventHandler. ...
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How to make each node of a graph a button?

A newbie question this one - MMA help seems to suggest it would be possible to place a button on ( or have a button be ) each node of graph, labelled with the name of said node. I have no idea where ...
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Inserting button in image

Can I insert a button in an image at specified location? I have tried but it shows Button is not a graphic function.
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Why are some Buttons not working in CDFPlayer?

I have two Buttons within a single panel. My problem is that after deploying that panel, the second Button is not working in the ...
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How To Track the Cursor Position?

I have 2 InputFields and 2 Buttons. I would like that when the user clicks the Pi Button or ...
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Is it possible to make the Button execute two or more actions?

According to the help: Button[label,action] Is it possible to make the button execute two actions?
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How to perform DialogInput operation within Button

Can someone clarify how to perform a DialogInput operation within a Button? I wrote some code for that but it's not working. ...
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Evaluation inside Button stops after some seconds

I would like to trigger a long calculation inside a dynamic module with a Button. It seems that the evaluation stops without an error-message after some seconds. I made a test outside the a dynamic ...
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how to use button in place of checkbox

I am novice to Mathematica and want to ask how can I use Button in place of Checkboxes. I have used 4 ...
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How do I change the pressed button appearance?

On my system when a default button is pressed it turns light blue. This appearance can be changed using this code from the documentation: Use a second element to get the appearance of a pressed ...
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How can I create a rectangular graphic with curved edges?

I want to make some button shaped graphics that would essentially be a rectangular shape with curved edges. In the example below I have used Polygon rather than ...