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

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How to make a set of interdependent popup menus work?

Here is my code that is not working. ...
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Guidelines for planning custom GUI in Mathematica

This post is here to save your time during GUI development in Mathematica. And one way to do this is to know where limits are and to be aware of features that are awaiting. Intro Usually I don't ...
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HorizontalGauge causes problem with ScalingFunctions -> “Log”

I am trying to use HorizontalGauge[Dynamic[expt], {0.1, 100}, ScalingFunctions -> "Log"], i.e. a gauge with a logarithmic scale. This creates an error, a graph ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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) ...
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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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Is there a simple way to get tooltips to work on the elements of a PopupMenu?

I want my PopupMenu items to be short (codes), with tooltips to provide a longer description if the user hovers over the location. The direct approach, to wrap each item in a Tooltip, does not ...
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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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Symmetric FrameMargins problem

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