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

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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 to make a notebook take action whenever a particular symbol is defined or redefined?

For teaching purposes, I want to create a Mathematica notebook that will "notice" when the user defines or redefines a variable or function of a particular name, so that it can check the value and ...
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Ask about the variable and constants in partial derivative in a loop

EDITED I have a function in a list like : func={2(x^2)+x*y+3(y^2)}; I want to have a UI that ask me which parameter (x or y) is a variable in a ...
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Import data from excel and store it permanently in notebook

I am trying to write the code for doing the following: by clicking a button, import specific data from an Excel file which I select through a dialog window; input a name for the imported data set ...
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Assign values to parameters from a list/Matrix using GUI

Assume there is a list like: ma={{L1,r1},{L2,r2}}; I want to convert the ma to a GUI which asks me about the values of L1,r1,...
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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 avoid the pink background in GUIs without using Quiet

GUIs may generate warnings while internal evaluations are processed. In this example I intentionally introduce a line that will generate a warning. Warnings are useful, so I don't want to quiet them ...
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Behavior of custom file chooser code changes when placed inside DynamicModule

My primary objective is to build a file chooser that aides a user in selecting files into one of two categories. Files can be individually selected, or based on the clicking of a specific checkbox, ...
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How to show system busy during Dynamic with SynchronousUpdating -> False?

For long running evaluations in Dynamic it is recommended that SynchronousUpdating -> False be used to prevent time-out. ...
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How to make a widget float?

Is there an option or way to make a GUIKit window remain in on top of other application's windows? ...
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DynamicModule issues with Refresh, double evaluation, and CDF Player preview

I am in the middle of making a CDF for a calculation of many random variables. I've gone with DynamicModule and have read the documentation plus these posts: 32294 ...
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How can I make a RadioButtonBar that randomizes the choices each time a notebook is opened?

I have the following function for making a RadioButtonBar with randomized choices. The code is ...
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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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Adding a plot to a DynamicModule

How can I add a Plot or Plot3D to my DynamicModule (on the same panel) without having a negative impact on the original function? I tried different (for me) logical ways to add the Plot function, but ...
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Program hidden beneath an interface in mathematica [duplicate]

I recently wrote a mathematica code that I would like to distribute to some friends. However, I don't want to give away the code. Is there a way that I can hide the code beneath an interface kind of ...
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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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Dynamically Update both a HorizontalGauge range and the value

I'm developing a demonstration that allows students to explore the location of a point on a number line simultaneously at various scales. I'll show a very simplified version here to get to the nub 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 ...
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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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How can you set the scale ticks in a Gauge?

I can't seem to access a FrameTicks type option for setting the values of frame ticks on the axes of a Gauge. Below is an ...
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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”?

Bug introduced in V10.1 or earlier and persisting through V10.4 Print is triggered just by pressing the mouse button. ...
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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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Updating a GUI with ComboBox using GUIKit

Dear Mathematica users, does anyone know how I can update my existing Gui window (made with GUIKit) by choosing different values of a ComboBox so that different and multiple TextFields etc appear ...
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how to create Panel for Plot?

Can You advice me how to put the whole thing below into an interactive Panel, so I can values of parameters dynamically - type other values (alpha, beta, x0, y0, R, tmax) and plot updates ...
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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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Changing size and/or aspect of OpenerView in Mathematica 10

I would like to change the size of the Opener in OpenerView when using Mathematica 10. In Mathematica 8, there was the option <...
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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 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 Edit->Preferences->...
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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 [closed]

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 ...