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

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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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Question about making TabView remember what tab to open

Background: Consider the following ( for the purpose of illustrating this question ) simplified, but working snippet of code. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

Such details are driving me crazy while creating GUIs with Mathematica: ...
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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 ...
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Dialog crashes Mathematica

I have some dialog windows in a GUI of which one regularly crashes the kernel. I managed to focus on this particular piece of code, though I don't really know what causes the crash: ...
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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"]: ...
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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

According to the documentation, Dynamic Details & Options section, especially: For interactive mouse operations Dynamic[expr,{f_start, f, f_end}] typically ...
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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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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 ...
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When are EvaluationNotebook[] and ButtonNotebook[] different?

I am looking for a concrete code example where EvaluationNotebook[] and ButtonNotebook[] will return different results. The ...
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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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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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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 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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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 to control dependent PopupMenus?

I created three interdependent PopupMenus with names demographic, region and ...
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Emulating a button push or a mouse click with Mathematica code

I need to perform a long action with a button. I tried setting the DynamicEvaluationTimeout, but it seems it doesn't work for me. So I want to try using several ...
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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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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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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 ...