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

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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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How to identify the program that is running my notebook or CDF file [duplicate]

Is there a way to programatically know which Wolfram product is evaluating a notebook or cdf file: Mathematica, CDF Player, or CDF Player Pro, Wolfram Cloud? I'm currently using $InstallationDirectory ...
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Zoom in on a 2D graph

I have seen many queries on zooming in on plots etc. But I haven't seen any regarding 2D graphs. For eg if I have a graph like Graph[{1->2, 2->3, 3->1}]. ...
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Can one preserve the appearance of the HorizontalGauge?

I use sometimes the HorizontalGauge instead of a slider in Manipulateor instead of the ...
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How to combine Tabview with Dynamic Graphic to change the colour of a polygon

How does one get TabView to specify the colour of the Polygon? How does one put a label on ...
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Rotating a contour plot

I am working with some students on transforming conic sections by rotation of axes. I would like to create a simple Manipulate where I plot the before and after ...
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How to see a code preview (in Experimental`Explore[] or related GUI)

I have been messing around with built in Experimental`Explore[] function. You can call the function in Mathematica yourself to see what it looks like. It is a GUI ...
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If I have a very large Popup Menu list how can I make that searchable?

Imagine that you have a PopupMenu's list that requires a lot of scrolling through the selections. Is there a way to create a control that will only display a ...
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How to make a dynamic nested menu?

There is no dynamic controller that can represent a hierarchical menu structure: ActionMenu can only handle flat action lists. Thanks to Kuba, we know a lot about ...
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How to manipulate 2D plots?

When it comes to visual analysis, large datasets or data with intricate internal details often makes plotting in 2D useless, as the outcome is either just a fraction of the full dataset, or no details ...
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Can TabView be modified to show images for navigation instead of vector art or text?

I have see code for TabView in the doc's that provide something close to what I need: ...
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What is FrontEnd`AttachedCell?

Perhaps it's not accessible from the front end, but what is this so-called attached cell? ...
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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 set focus of a dialog window?

I have a dialog, which, when pops up, requests input from the user. How can I set the window up that the focus is on the InputField of the new window (i.e. the ...
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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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Improving Pop-Up Workspace in Mathematica

Despite the recent improvements to Mathematica's statistical/data analysis tools it still doesn't have a built-in workspace interface for organizing and interacting with user defined ...
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How can I use an InputField value as a variable name to save to?

I'm trying to save some settings and results from Manipulate, and I want to be able to save them to different variable names. The code I have is something like ...
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IntervalSlider MinIntervalSize dependent on another control

I would like to achieve the effect of the DynamicModule below using a Manipulate. Several of my attempts failed. I could not get MinIntervalSize to recognize the dynamic variable. Is is possible to ...
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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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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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Building a two-player game

I would like to make a MMA version of this game. Modifying @belisariusisforth's code from this answer, I get ...
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ClickPane that shows or hides controls when clicked

I am trying to modify the parameters of a system by clicking on its graphics. I am using ClickPane with DialogInput. A code ...
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Why does CreatePalette break my code?

I wrote some code to monitor the tasks that I'm doing - looks like this: Now it works just fine, but as soon as I wrap it up in palette it dies: Nothing updates.... I know there must be an easy ...
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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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How can I set the background color to the Popupmenu?

I want to set the Background color of a PopupMenu to blue. I already searched in the documentation center, but I didn't find any ...
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Creating “detached” plots

Is it possible to create detached interactive plots in Mathematica like those in Matlab, Jupyter (IPython), rather than inline ones? This is interactive GIF from Rodeo IDE for Python as an example, ...
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How to make a ProgressIndicator span inside a grid?

Setting ImageSize -> Full in the ProgressIndicator makes the indicator extend to fill up the width of the notebook. But I have one inside a grid, so how can I ...
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Update an application on the click of a Button

I am finishing my first program in Wolfram Mathematica 10 and if I have almost completed is essentially thanks to this valuable forum soon where I will try to help too. Basically, now I have this ...
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Pressing a Button aborts the evaluation [duplicate]

I'm doing a program in Mathematica 10 and I need to use different buttons like Button["Start", Module[{}, 'routine']] It all works wonderfully when the routine ...
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Construct a button to start a routine [duplicate]

When executing Button ["Print" Print[1]] you get a button that, if pressed, prints to the screen 1. What I would like to have is ...
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Piping StandardForm from within GUI

I am working on a GUI project where I need to pipe a string I constructed in Mathematica into an external program. For example ...
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JSON Expandable/Collapsible Fields with OpenerView

When you have a deeply nested hierarchical JSON structure, tools like JSON Editor Online help a lot to get an overview of the structured data at various levels. In this way you control the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 ...