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

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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 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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How to add label to a plot in PopupMenu which does not change the plot size

I am facing a problem in adding a label to a PopupMenu. I have two plots a and b of same size. But when I am adding label to them in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

Such details are driving me crazy while creating GUIs with Mathematica: ...
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Basic Dynamic Interface Programming that returns variables to nb functions

I have a dynamic module that contains some basic PopupMenu's and Buttons but also need to use the variables returned from these buttons and PopupMenu's in my nb functions outside of this ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...