GUI-construction involves everything that is used to programmatically construct a custom graphical user interface under Mathematica.

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How to implement Wolfram|Alpha like interface in Mathematica? [on hold]

I want to write a good-looking function to calculate something. I see that WolframAlpha["gravitational acceleration"] Returns a calculation field looks good, ...
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TabView Alignment problem for content larger than a view area

When content is larger than ImageSize of TabView then the top edge is cut off even with ...
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How to label my training images?

I'm switching over Matlab, but I have a problem. Matlab has a GUI tool called the "Training Image Labeler" (shown below) that I use all the time to label my training data for my computer vision ...
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Using MatrixForm in a Manipulate

I have declared some lists vAwG = {{{0}, {0}}, {{1}, {1}}}; psi = {0, 1, 2, 3}; vBwB = {{{1}, {0}}, {{0}, {1}}}; and created a function ...
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How to implement a live-searchable table view? [closed]

Everyone with a mobile device is familiar with table views, searchable scrolling tables where rows have multiple elements like images and text, and are populated from some data source. Since a ...
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Are there any rules about style inheritance in Mathematica?

I can style every part of an UI separately. But it is not handy and it would be nice to have list of Heads which are not inheriting at all or even partly. Are there any rules about inheritance? ...
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How to write 1.0 in InputFields with ContinuousAction and Number constraint

With the concept of user responsiveness in mind, I’ve tinkered a couple of small apps that are supposed to be eh… responsive, i.e. calculating without having to press enter. They all rely on ...
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Mathematica GUIKit

Does anyone of you know if the GUIKit package is still under some development by Wolfram Research or is the current version 1.1.0 the last one. Does it make sense to make GUIs using this package in ...
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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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What is “MouseDragged”?

Maybe I'm picky but I don't consider static pressed button: "dragging". EventHandler[Framed[1], {"MouseDragged" :> (Print@RandomReal[])}] neither does ...
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Problem using variable loaded from TextField

I'm trying to make a simple app, which loads some data via TextFields and then does something with that, but ... ...
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InputField as both in- and output fields with ContinuousAction

Many years ago, I made a handy little program in Flash. It consisted of a number of input fields, each representing a variable that was dependent on all the others. As soon as any field changed, the ...
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ListPicker with conditional selection

I am reading data from a SQL Database and want to manually sellect multiple rows. ListPicker works very nicely, the only added complication is that I need to not only select the records, but also ...
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ListPicker delayed output

I'm trying to make a wrapper for ListPicker that delays updating the list unless Ctrl or Shift is released. The aim is to allow nested ...
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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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Improving tab view for knots

This code: ...
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Using Loop to create mutiple EventHandlers

I have a problem, that is I want to use loop to create multiple EventHandlers, but my code shows nothing. What can I do? ...
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C# Tree view similar

Is it possible in Mathematica to add a GUI like the Tree GUI element in Visual Studio 2010 C# Windows Forms? I want to have the similar feel
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Momentary Checkbox

I'm trying to create a demonstration in Mathematica where a checkbox will show an answer, but I only want the answer to be shown while the mouse button is pressed. There seems to be a ...
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How can I set a RadioButton to invoke an action, like a Button can?

In Mathematica one can create a Button which, when clicked, invokes an action. For example... ...
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Dynamic panel crashes Mathematica 10.0.0.0

This answer by @paw have revealed a bug that causes Mathematica v 10.0.0.0 to crash the GUI and kernel. So far the offending code is this: ...
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How to modify MagnificationPopUp menu values in notebooks [duplicate]

The default options in a MagnificationPopUp menu (50, 75, 50, 100, 125, 200, 300) are sometimes not sufficient to meet all user's needs. This may have more applicability when creating user ...
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How to customize the MathematicaClosingDialog.nb?

With Mathematica 10 came the closing dialog notebook, which probably most of you deactivated. (You can bring it back by dechecking "Always exit after closing last window" in ...
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CreateDocument options needed to suppress the default notebook menu

What are the options needed in Mathematica 10 to suppress the menu on top of any notebook created with CreateDocument? For example, the Messages window as well as the windows generated by ...
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Simple Choice-Dialog like the auto-completion popup

What I want is pretty simple, nevertheless, after half an hour I have only unsatisfying solutions here. Let me ask you who might work more often with Mathematica's GUI elements: Is there a way to ...
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How to define range for Manipulate using exponents

I have a function: f[x_,y_] = x*y // ScientificForm; Manipulate[f[x,y], {x, 10^-1, 10^-10}, {y, 0.01, 1, 0.01}] When I try to execute it - it does work. However ...
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How to refuse close de Dialog when press Enter Key

As you can see in the documentation of CreateDialog In dialogs created with CreateDialog, pressing Return is effectively equivalent to clicking the ...
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Preforming Operations on Input Fields

I'm setting up a CDF document (in mathematica 9) that takes a cone and plots a point on it. The input required from the user is the radius of the cone at the base, the height of the cone, and two of ...
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ExampleData menu view

I'm trying to build an ExampleData browser, so that the "collection"/"type" is selectable in a drop down menu, and the "name" is selectable in another drop down menu. What I have so far: ...
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Tab between elements in a GUI layout

If I have a bunch of input fields, I can tab between them quite conveniently, but if I want to navigate between the input fields and another element (in my case, a button), I have to click on the ...
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FlipView Alignment problem

Here's the problem with MWE: Framed[ FlipView[Framed /@ {100, 1}, Alignment -> Center] , ImageSize -> {100, 150}, Alignment -> Center] I ...
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Using MousePosition on the entire screen - Screencast with Linux

In order to record animations more easily while using Mathematica on Linux, I would need to know how to get the position of three clicks. The following picture (main part generated by ...
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How can I include a popup menu in my wizard's content?

I'm trying to create a wizard that enables the user to choose between different shaft components. At the same time, I need a flag to be 1 if he chooses a bearing and 0 otherwise. I extended the ...
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Writing a simple application: interactive quiz for multiplication table practice

I am trying to write a very simple application in Mathematica: a quiz that tests a multiplication table(let's use the 9x9 for this example). The app will display a question(e.g. 7x5), and the user has ...
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Dial control for Manipulate?

I'm trying to make a control item in a Manipulate that is a simple dial. I'm trying to mimic Manipulate[theta, {theta, 0, 360}], ...
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FlipView can't handle CurrentValue[“MouseOver”]. Kernel crash

Is this code crashing your Mathematica session? (it can so look out :P) ...
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Panel size undesired behaviour

This is next question from the series: better avoid Panel if you care about details. previous about FrameMargins In the ...
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Entering scientific notation in an InputField

I am trying to make an InputField for numeric input, but InputField[Dynamic[num],Number] Does not allow the user to type ...
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DynamicModule/Dynamic CheckboxBar Slow for Large Lists

I am trying to create a dynamic construct that takes a large list of expressions and allows the user to interactively select any number of entries for further manipulation. This is what I have ...
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GUI and Dynamic update problems

I have made many functions that connect to a MySQL database perform operations then export exel spreadsheet. I also import spreadsheet data into the database. I would like to get many of these ...
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Is there a way to redefine the looks of buttons, tabs and other UI elements?

I am looking for pointers on how to redefine UI elements (in the FE as well as in a CDF document). For example: the looks of a button, or of tab elements, and so on. (I don't mean something like ...
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GUI Maker? Is there a perhaps drag and drop GUI maker for Mma?

IDE's like Borland, Eclipse, and others have ways of making GUI's. Drag and drop is usually the way of it. Then one puts the variables together and links up everything. Mma seems to handle (at least ...
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How to suppress Tooltip in built-in templates?

...or maybe switch the message. But I will be happy with no Tooltip at all. I've naively tried with ...
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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

Such details are driving me crazy while creating GUIs with Mathematica: ...
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Widget - GUI help

I was wondering if someone could explain me the code written below (example File Dialog from mathematica). Especially the part with returnValueand ...
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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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Make which controls are visible in a Manipulate depend on a control value

I want to make a simple demonstration using Manipulate in which I have one or two input fields show depending on whether or not another control is True or False. How can I achieve such functionality? ...
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Is there something like MaxProcessorUsed?

For standard procedures it is easy to test if the implementation is better or worse than other by using Timing etc. It does not help us with creating ...
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Pretty InputField

I'm trying to create a "template" notebook for myself. I want to get input from a single InputField, and then run a few operations on it. How can I make the ...
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Delay of events detection dependent of “MouseDown” position

Let's say we have a Rectangle with color which depends of CurrentValue["MouseOver"]: ...