Questions about the Mathematica control type InputField.

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Autocomplete InputField

Is there a way to define a InputField that displays a list of options as you type? More specifically I'm looking for an ...
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Update Input field automatically [on hold]

I'm using an input field where the user enters a string and then using two buttons, one button, Enter, will append the input to a list and the other, Done, opens a new window and uses the list for ...
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How to make InputTable

There is InputField in mma but how to make InputTable? In MathCAD it`s possible to insert Excel spreadsheet with input and output variables.Input variables I use for filling of header row and column ...
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How to copy text from InputField without adding spurious spaces? [closed]

The problem happens when you copy text from an InputField and paste it into another: Mathematica inserts spaces in unnecessary places, such as around any ...
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DialogInput on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Mathematica 10.3. The following code does not work properly: ...
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Manipulate with dynamic input

I really new to Mathematica and I am working on developing interactive CDF. To understand the basics I start with a simple example but even with that I have a problem. In this simple CDF I want to ...
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How to avoid improper update of Dynamic in a Dialog?

I want to request user input of an expression of f(x) from a dialog and then use ToExpression on the input. Questions: When I execute the code below, I got r ...
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Problem with stress transformation using InputField [duplicate]

I want to write a code for application of the transformation matrix onto a second-order stress tensor. I have a problem with showing the results. My steps are as follows: 1) I create a Grid with ...
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Dialog box with variable number of input fields

I am trying create a dialog window for updating a variable number of parameters $\beta_i$. Here are the relevant bits of my code, which first constructs a list of $\beta_i$ parameters, then constructs ...
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1answer
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ClickPane and InputField entry in a Manipulate

By clicking at a point on the slope field for an ode, a solution is plotted through that point. Additional clicks produce more plots; the plots are saved in graph ...
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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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how to use InputField function within the manipulate function

I am trying to make a demonstration that can take in a matrix and create a vector field. Currently I have the demonstration all functioning but to define the matrix it uses sliders. I know they cannot ...
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How to prevent a definition from overwriting my input

I developed the following manipulate code to be a limited knockoff of Polking's dfield. I export the code to Enterprise CDF so that one may type a first-order ODE into the input box and create a slope ...
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1answer
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How to keep Mouseover visible while control has focus/cursor?

I have a DateObject and InputField that I am using to collect an inputted date. Mouseover ...
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Manipulate with a function as a parameter

I'm trying to make a Manipulate command to plot the contour lines of a function of two variables $f(x,y)$. I think I should use the "InputField" option somehow, and I thought of something like this: <...
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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 L1,r1,...
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AJAX-style HTTP calls triggered by a variable change

I'm trying to create a dynamic InputField that would autocomplete the address as I type it into the field, by calling Google Maps' GeoCoding API on every change of ...
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Making an application based on user input

I purchased Mathematica a few days ago, and although I am a mathematician, my programming and Mathematica knowledge is close to zero. So please help and point me to some resources for the following ...
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1answer
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Want to display a animation necklace when updating a list of suggestions from an inputfield search

I have an InputField search that provides search suggestions, but I want an animation necklace to be displayed while the search is 'busy'. I would also like this to be done using Dynamic rather than ...
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1answer
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Modifying generalized input so there is no default input

I'm currently working on a demonstration and attempting to utilize the Interpretation command based on the example provided in the "Generalized Input" tutorial here....
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Dynamic list in which the sum of the elements is invariant under changes to the elements

2nd Update Here's a snapshot of a graphical user interface I'm thinking. I hope this could be self-explanatory and demonstrate the functionalities I mentioned in the 1st update. Thank you all! ...
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Background color does not display in InputField unless Appearance option is also specified

I get the same behavior for v10.1.0, v.10.0.2 and v.9 with OS X (10.9.5) : No background color is displayed in InputField if I just set properly the option. For ...
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Declare type in InputField

Is it possible to declare a type in InputFunction to only accept positive Integers as input? I know i can create an ...
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Palette with editable InputField

I need a Palette with editable InputField. When I try the code ...
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1answer
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How to prevent automatic simplification in InputField?

Here is a basic example: {InputField[Dynamic[x]], Dynamic[x]} This code generates an input box with and dynamic display. What is disturbing me is that when ...
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Substitute for 'InputField' in Wolfram Demonstration

My application relies on the ability of users to enter text, and has several settings with a huge range of potential values best entered as strings (to comply with Wolfram's admonition to "choose your ...
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Cursor Automatically Placed in InputField [duplicate]

When creating a DialogInput box with an input field, I'd like the created box to have the cursor already active in that box. That way one only has to type the input, not 1) click in the box then 2) ...
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How use TraditionalForm input in InputField?

Inside a Manipulate, I'd like one of the controls to be an InputField and to allow the input entered to be in traditional form. ...
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How change style of InputField in a Manipulate?

Is it possible to specify a style, e.g., font size, for InputField type controls inside a Manipulate and if so, how? For ...
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How do I utilize the dynamic input field function in the manipulate function? Can I use this functionality to import a .xls from an URL dynamically?

Im trying to get my program to import a .xls for manipulation, I need to import the .xls at an url location dynamically, I did have this at the beginning of my code: ...
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Dynamic Slider and InputField: some numbers with machine precision display badly [duplicate]

I want to control a value in my program either by a Slider or an InputField. The following code does what I want in principle: <...
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Rounding problems inside InputField

Consider the following InputField InputField[Dynamic[h2, If[# === Null, h2 = h2, h2 = Round[#, 0.001]] &], Number] The ...
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Limit characters/digits entered into InputField

When using InputField, whether setting the input type as a Number or String, is there a way ...
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InputField as both in- and output fields with ContinuousAction

Many years ago, I made a handy little program in Flash. It consisted of a number of input fields, each representing a variable that was dependent on all the others. As soon as any field changed, the ...
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Can a field be used for both input and output (example: exchange rate calculator)

Suppose I want to build a simple currency converter like this one: The functionality is straightforward: enter an amount in any field box, it gets converted into other currencies whose fields are ...
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1answer
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Text input style with math expression inside

I would like to make a text input with a math expression(yellow background) within the text input. Like this: But unfortunately I don't remember what it's called. Thanks!
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How would I input this truth table into Mathematica or Wolfram Alpha

I am unsure how to put the negations after a gate or before a gate?
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How can I name and manipulate several Input Fields? [duplicate]

I am completely new to mathematica--and have a very basic knowledge of programming. I would really, very much appreciate it if someone could explain to me how to refer to values entered into specific ...
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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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Evaluating an If expression inside Dynamic

I was trying to display some value inside a InputField. Usually it looks like this: ...
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1answer
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Table with some editable cells

I have a table: I want it to be editable only where the zeros appear. I read this post Generating an editable table that can be used as input because it's almost exactly what I want, but I couln't ...
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1answer
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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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How to apply a free-form input Function using InputField

I am trying to take a free-form input Function to create a list using NestList. ...
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Dynamically Updating Function

I use Mathematica 8 and am working with DynamicModule. I'm trying to enter a function in an InputField then later apply it to two values entered in subsequent Input Fields. The function just does not ...
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1answer
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How to read long numbers? [duplicate]

Now, I have a data file (abc.dat) and it includes many long-Fortran-like numerical numbers as follows, ...
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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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Convert variable into function

Sorry if this is a duplicate, but I have a variable called H. H is some complicated function of ...