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

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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 ...
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Export data as XLS file

data = WeatherData["WMO44207", "Temperature", {{1950}, {2013}}] This list contains 11400 records ... date,temperature value .... I want to export all records as ...
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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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Full documentation for AppearanceElements

As explained in this solution, ListAnimate[Table[Plot[Sin[n x], {x, 0, 2}], {n, 3}]]//InputForm will allow me to view the types of appearance element for the <...
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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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Removing a ProgessIndicator when no longer needed

I have a progress indicator in my Mathematica notebook that I update as various calculations are performed: indicator = ProgressIndicator[Dynamic[progress]]; I ...
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Creating centered inline cell in text cell

The cell corresponds to the textual form ...
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Make several separate Manipulate controls on a single line?

How do I make several different Manipulate controls appear on a single line? I currently have both a Slider and an ...
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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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How to make a big image/dashboard containing various data-graph

I want to make and image/dashborad (to export to PDF) with many VERTICAL bullet graphs gauges. And I canĀ“t make it, in a automatic way. In general, the questions are: QUESTION 1: How to make a ...
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Do a gauge transformation for a Chern-Simons theory?

Suppose we have the following Lagrangian density: $$ L=\epsilon^{\mu\nu\rho}\big(\sum_a A^a_{\mu}(x) \partial_\nu A^a_{\rho}(x)-\sum_{a,b,c}\frac{1}{3} f^{bca} A^a_{\mu}(x) A^b_{\nu}(x) A^c_{\rho}(x)...
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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"]: ...
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Input text field GUI [duplicate]

Is there a way to input multiple rows of text and save it as a variable? Like an InputField, but with multiple rows? I would like to make a simple text redactor, so that I could enter a text and then ...
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Possible bug with second argument of Dynamic

Bug fixed in V 10. According to the documentation, Dynamic Details & Options section, especially: For interactive mouse operations ...
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How do I put a Monitor into CDF?

I would like to keep track of progress of a database request in an Enterprise CDF, but it won't allow PrintTemporary or Monitor[]...
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Moving a locator based on the movement of another

My problem is: I want two Locators to simulate a vector in the following sense: The first Locator is the base and the second ...
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Switching among view points in a Manipulate expression

Edit: Some additional viewpoints were included to make it easier to test. Here's code for an alternative function, the graph of which is a bit less symmetric. Feel free to use either code set: ...
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How to fix Ticks in Gauges?

Ticks is an option for Gauges. I fail, however, to apply custom Ticks to Gauges. For instance, compare these two: ...
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InputField with Scrollbars [duplicate]

Edits are marked in bold: How do I make an InputField that behaves just like the following HTML Textarea example. ...
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TabView: Reset some dynamic variable on tab selection

Given a TabView panel like this one TabView[{ DynamicModule[{x = False}, {Checkbox[Dynamic[x]], Dynamic[x]}], "foo"}] I ...
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How can I place gui controls inside Grid? [duplicate]

In all my apps, I am facing a problem about placing the Gui controls inside Grid. For this purpose, I wrote three functions. The first function, ...
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Can one optimize AutomaticNumbering feature?

If one wants to use the automatic numbering feature of Mathematica, he has to make tags for cells of the type he wants to be referenced to. Then, as soon as he needs to make a reference to the tagged ...
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How can I change a Slider's appearance?

I am using Mathematica 9.0 and Windows 7. I want to create a Slider that looks like the following: I tried the following: ...
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Can't see updating performed by NMinimize[…,StepMonitor->(…)] outside of Button in which it's called [duplicate]

I've made a peak-fitting GUI in which I have a "Fit" button that, when pressed, calls NMinimize[...,StepMonitor->(step++)] to minimize a sum of squared ...
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Possible to use Manipulate in GUIRunModal?

Is it possible to use the widget created by Manipulate within GUIRunModal? I intend to run the file using ...
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How to force Pane to always scroll to end of content? [duplicate]

Mathematica seems to know about the actual end of content position in a Pane if given large enough (but not too large$^1$) initial position value. Here, the ...
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How can I change the color of the bar in a ProgressIndicator?

I want to change the color of the progress bar in a ProgressIndicator. I want the progress bar to be red instead of green. For this purpose I wrote the following ...
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Can one affect the appearance of components of a control?

I'd like to control the appearance of the components of a TabView[] control. Such a control appears constructed of Buttons, <...
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How can I change cursor style in InputField?

I want to make an InputField with a horizontal cursor, like this: Note that the blinking cursor should be horizontal and not the mouse pointer! Nevertheless, ...
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How to get a list of available appearance/styles/Methods?

This is a basic question but I haven't found any answer yet :/ Available appearances for Button[] are mentioned in Help, those ...
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Difference between action of a Slider and a HorizontalGauge

First time posting. I am working on creating some interactive materials for the engineering classes that I teach and have run into an issue that I cannot puzzle out. I am using a slider to allow for a ...
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Is it possible to embed a notebook as a panel in a java GUI?

I'd like to create a GUI that displays a tree, some text boxes, buttons, and then as a panel, a fully-functional notebook. Is that possible?
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Interactively select a row/column of a Grid

I need a simple way to display tabular data (preferably with Grid) and also be able to select a row or column of the table. I've tried different approaches, but I ...