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Dialog notebook with multiple popup menus

I'm trying to create a user interface in Mathematica; the user will enter specified information, it will be processed, and then data will be inserted into a MySQL database. The pieces work ...
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Basic computations in frequncy domain

I have been trying to find documentation on performing basic operation with transfer function models but have been unable to do so. By basic operation I mean, e.g. Multiply controller transfer ...
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Text in Popupmenu that cannot be chosen

Is it possible to make a popupmenu where there is text inserted into the options which you cannot choose. For instance: a popup menu with animals devided into two categories. Birds: duck, eagle, ...
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Annoying behavior of a dynamic angular gauge

I want to do something that can be simplified into the following toy example: I want to dynamically show the count down to a future date on an AngularGage. The ...
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Correcting problems with the controls in a Manipulate

I am developing a toy application to teach me how to generate a more complex CDF app. The current toy app is taking integral. ...
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Building a interactive application that accepts lists of arbitrary length as inputs

I have the following function (Class Shape Transformation): cst[wl, wu, dz] where wl and ...
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How to mimic CheckboxBar's Method->“Active” option in a Manipulate's checkbox control?

CheckboxBar has a Method -> "Active" option that allows you to click the label to change the state of a checkbox. I would ...
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Is there a simple way to get tooltips to work on the elements of a PopupMenu?

I want my PopupMenu items to be short (codes), with tooltips to provide a longer description if the user hovers over the location. The direct approach, to wrap each item in a Tooltip, does not ...
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Why does this construct give no output control object?

Control@{h[3], 0, 1} It is puzzling. (The motive for h[i] is to build a list of controls.)
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Checkbox in manipulate not properly working

This question is related to another question of mine : How can I add a checkbox to a Manipulate expression?, but I'm still unable to make the checkbox to work properly. Here's a MWE code, from my ...
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How to set Ticks for an AngularGauge?

How do you set custom ticks on an AngularGauge. ...
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Out of range red glow on inter-dependant sliders in manipulate

In manipulate, I need to define two sliders : one basic slider, and a second one for which the end value depends on the current value selected on the first slider. How can I achieve this in ...
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How can I add a checkbox to a Manipulate expression?

I'm looking for a simple example about how to add a simple On-Off switch in a manipulate function. More specifically, I defined a curve with two parameters. One is a continuous parameter that is ...
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Custom Multi-Interval Slider

I'm trying to make a custom generalization of the Interval Slider - one with $n$ marks to describe $n-1$ intervals. This was my attempt, but it doesn't work - it just returns itself when run: ...
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How to display the controls where I want?

I would like to show the controls as in the image, but after I try ControlPlacement->Right and some combinations of Row[] and Column[], I canĀ“t get the solution. Could you help me? ...
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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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Why does FileNameSetter not activate inside ActionMenu?

Why doesn't this code work? ActionMenu["select an option", {"choose a file" :> FileNameSetter[Dynamic[x]]}] Is there a way to get FileNameSetter to work ...
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Change speed of rate of unit change in Trigger function

I am trying to build an interactive model but I am facing some problems. for example: ...
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How to put Control Objects of Manipulate into Opener View

I am attempting to put a control object of Manipulate[] into an OpenerView[] which will allow me to hide and show controls. The ...
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How to make ActionMenu's menu appear with one mouseclick and disappear with a second?

How do I make ActionMenu's menu appear with one mouseclick of the button and disappear with a second consecutive click on the same button? I would like to be able to click on an ...
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How to make the size of a control object larger/smaller?

I currently have a form with a picture label, ...
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Repeat code segment from certain cell [closed]

If I have a lot of code and wish to repeat it in a different cell, but with some variables changed, how do I do it? (without copying and pasting) I tried using GoTo and Label but it did not recognize ...
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Activity indicators for slow Dynamic expressions?

With Dynamic and gui-constructs like Popup I always have a problem: when an expression takes a while to evaluate the Dynamic ...
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Holding dynamic until all options are chosen for an interactive plot

I want to control the variables (and other options) used in a plot through a number of popup menus. As the plot takes a little time to be drawn, I want to be able to make a selection on each of the ...
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Evaluating a set of expressions under button control with voice annotation [closed]

For example, let us assume that a user clicks the button named "Evaluate" and then a voice announces "Please wait your expression is being evaluated". Mathematica then carries out set of instructions ...
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How to keep Mouseover visible while control has focus/cursor?

I have a DateObject and InputField that I am using to collect an inputted date. Mouseover ...
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Use slider controls to set function domain of plotted function

I want to display Plot[f,{t, t1, t2}] in a Manipulate with the domain {t1, t2} specified by ...
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Mathematica 10.2 Manipulate function settings problem [duplicate]

I am trying Manipulate function in Mathematica 10.2. The problem is that when I move the slider the graph manipulates but when I click the + sign/expand button to ...
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ControlActive ignores SetterBar

As shown in the following example, ControlActive does not seem to respond to controls such as SetterBar. Moving the slider ...
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Specifying a PopupMenu in a Manipulate expression

In my previous question here, I had a problem with showing GeoGraphics in a CDF document, but thanks to other users, I was able to solve it. But the code I wrote to test my work gave an error. I tried ...
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RGBColor, ColorSlider and ColorSetter

A single RGBColor expression displays as a little square, showing the color. I just found that this little square is both a tooltip and a button. It seems to be new ...
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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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Set control A to a specific value if control B is ever changed?

I've had trouble with this and issues similar to this in the past, where I need to track when a controlled variable is changed. Basically I have two Sliders (call ...
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Can I disable specific items in a PopupMenu control?

I have a PopupMenu in a Manipulate with items in it that are inapplicable in some cases, and rather than removing them, I would ...
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Transparent bitmaps in controllers. Problem with initial appearance

Bug introduced in V9.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.0 I have a problem with images with alpha channel which I want to use as labels on Button etc. ...
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How can I mark a point on a slider control?

I have a Slider control inside a Manipulate which spans some range of values, say from 0 to 10, like in: Manipulate[ Sin@x, {x, -2 Pi, 2 Pi} ] I would like ...
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How to use Buttons to run alternate Manipulate functions

I wish to use Buttons to trigger alternate Manipulates. According to the documentation: "The first argument to Button is the label" ....and the "second argument is the function that will ...
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Unexpected Manipulate behavior

I get unexpected results when I run the following code (even before moving the sliders): ...
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Getting explicit BaseStyle or DefaultBaseStyle settings

Is there a way of making more similar the appearance of TogglerBar and Toggler controls that can sometimes appear quite ...
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How do you programmatically update a tag using the TaggingRules mechanism?

Consider the following simple front-end code: ...
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Is it possible to return a list of variable values set by Manipulate?

Is it possible to write a function that returns a set of values that are set by Manipulate? For example, a function that returns a dataset of variables modified by ...
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Manipulate with multiple locators [closed]

How can I work with tables/lists of Locators under manipulate? Note this is very similar to this question: http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/51956/2079 The ...
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Automatically assign Variablenames to multiple checkboxes

I want to implement the option to import data from Excel and then the ability to trim this data in order to fit the needs. The import from Excel: (source) ...
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Dialog-type notebook

I have the following dialog to calculate the product of a and b: ...
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How do I get the bounds of my Slider to correspond to the current length of a string entered in another control?

I have a text entry control in a Manipulate that I index into the value of using the value of a Slider control. This works as ...
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When using PopupMenu other controls stop working

I have an interactive plot in a Manipulate expression with a PopupMenu. I want to be able to select the function being plotted ...
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How can I get “custom” controls to appear and behave like “default” controls in my Manipulate?

For various reasons I need to define some controls in my Manipulate with complex behaviors that are not (or at least I don't think can be) accomplished using the ...
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Button that starts an evaluation which is monitored with a progress indicator

I have a DynamicModule in which I which I wish to start an operation (actually import files) with a button. I would like to monitor the progress with a ...
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How do I dynamically construct a string from a variable number of 'PopupMenu's in 'Manipulate'?

I have a string with a variable length, determined by the value of a SetterBar and whose characters are determined by a corresponding number of ...
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Fine precision control in IntervalSlider

I would like to develop a simple slider for exploring a wide range of intervals on the real line. Is it possible to get the MinimalSize of IntervalSlider to work ...