Questions tagged [dialog-window]

Dialog windows are special notebook windows of the Mathematica front end.

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Loading Animation in Manipulate

I'm using Manipulate together with CreateDialog to run a ListPlot whenever I click on a ...
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Restoring previous “Save Selection As…” behavior

I've just upgraded to Mathematica version 11.3 (from 8.0) under MacOS 10.11.5. I noticed that when I "Save Selection As..." or "Save Graphic As...", the pre-filled name is "Untitled" plus the ...
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Force dialogue box to foreground even when Mathematica is minimized

Is there a way to make dialogue boxes to come to the foreground, on top of any other non-Mathematica windows, even when Mathematica itself in running in a minimized background window? I am using ...
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Mathematica notebook opening off the screen

I have an issue with opening Mathematica notebook. I'm using Student version of Mathematica 12.0 on Windows 10. When I initiate the Mathematica or create a new document from the start page, it opens ...
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Multiple choice ChoiceDialog?

I am looking for a dialog box that opens like a ChoiceDialog but it allows me to choose multiple items from a list and returns that list like ...
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How to fix the alignment of Buttons in ChoiceDialog?

Consider the following example: ChoiceDialog["Pick one", {1 -> "a", 2 -> "b", 3 -> "c", 4 -> "d"}] It produces appropriately sized buttons in version ...
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Can't select text in CreateDialog, but can select a Quantity

I'm trying to popup a window with a list of strings that I can then individually select and copy to the clipboard. Using CreateDialog I can select items formatted ...
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Use ChoiceDialog to assign value to a variable within a function

This may be a routine answer that I have overlooked, but I am stumped... If I want to write a function using ChoiceDialog, how can I use what ChoiceDialog returns (true or false) to either set a ...
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Why can't I execute other commands while the dialog is running?

Bug introduced in v10.4 or earlier and persisting through 11.3 CASE:4226661 The code is from the following video: http://www.wolfram.com/broadcast/video.php?sx=Ian%20Johnson&v=2076 ...
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Set the ClosingSaveDialog to False

I would like to stop Mathematica from showing the "Save Changes To" dialog whenever I try to close a notebook. I tried changing this from the Option Inspector by setting the losingSaveDialog -> False ...
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How to open consecutive dialogs [closed]

I am new using mathematica so I would really appreciate your help. I want to open this dialog: ...
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Unable to add window title in SystemDialogInput

There appears to be an option called WindowTitle for the SystemDialogInput, but it does not seem to do anything for me: ...
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Suggestions for how to suspend a programme, while preserving the computations, which takes several days to finish?

I have a programme that needs to run for some time (2 days more or less). I only have access to a laptop, which I must turn off at the end of the day. I thought of making my programme to export the ...
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Dialog box that “times out” if the user doesn't respond

I want to ask the user (me) to make a binary choice, but also to give myself only 5 seconds in which to respond. In the absence of a response within 5 seconds, I want my code to close the dialog box ...
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DialogReturn evaluated too soon [duplicate]

Why does this module return 11 (as expected) when 'Accept' is clicked: ...
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Catching “$Canceled” from SystemDialogInput [closed]

Below is a minimal example of a DynamicModule which has a button to call up a SystemDiaglogInput to allow the user to select a directory. If the user selects a directory, then the name of that ...
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Scrollbar in DialogInput

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Automatically extend ChoiceDialog

Writing: ChoiceDialog["I dati sui nodi sono già stati inseriti?", {sì -> 0, no -> 1}, Magnification -> 1.5] I get: while ...
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Error with Subscript in DialogInput

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Problem with DialogInput and store variable

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size of images in dialogboxes [duplicate]

I am having issues with the size of multiple images in dialog boxes. I am trying to create a dialog box that handles three images (red green and blue channels obtained by a microscope) with color and ...
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Error about CreateDialog

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Creating a dialog window

I would like to create a dialog like the one in the picture: where by default: the content of $x_1$, $y_1$, $F_{x1}$, $F_{x2}$, $M_{z1}$ is $0$; the content of $\theta_{e1}$ is disabled; the tips ...
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Automatically shift window focus to “Find and Replace”

I'm running 11.1 on UbuntuMate. Currently when I hit Ctl-F, the "Find and Replace" dialog window appears, but the active window remains the notebook I was in. I'd like to have Mathematica make the "...
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Executable notebooks

Last week I made a code, where I use dialogboxes do create a graphic interface. I want this code to be available to any person that might have or not Mathematica. Is there a way to turn this notebook ...
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How to add a picture inside a dialog box

I looked around the documentation, but didn't found anything that could help me add a picture in a dialogbox. I actually didn't know what should I have been looking for. Furthermore, if it is possible ...
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Better alternatives for GUIkit or dialogboxes?

I'm trying to create a custom interface, where I input equivalent electrical resistances which were previously measured, so I can solve a system of 8 non linear equations using FindRoot to get the ...
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Using tab in a dialog box

I'm doing a program in mathematica with which I have custom interface where I input some previously measured equivalente resistances and calculate the actual resistance, by solving a 8 nonlinear ...
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DateTime Input Dialog in Mathematica

I am trying to create a DateTime input dialog that will return a DateTimeObject ...
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Authentication dialog for URLDownload / URLSave

Bug introduced in 11.0 and persists through 11.3 The original problem is was fixed in V11.2 but since then it returns File[path/to/file/that/does/not/exits] ...
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How to use an event handler inside of a Dialog Notebook

I am designing a tank game in Mathematica for my class and currently I have a tank that can drive along a curve and shoot a point at a set angle, but I want to get all of this into some sort of pup up ...
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How to forbid that Authentication Required windows?

As the Great Firewall,I am hard to access Stack Exchange,So I use VPN.I'm in 11.1.Everytime I open Mathemtica,this windows will pop up when I open my VPN, But when I close the VPN it will disappear....
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How to suppress the escape window?

Cross posted here If we first enter an empty string (""), and then paste something within the quotation marks, the following dialog box will pop up: I recorded a ...
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Inconsistent Authorization Dialog (401) handling

Bug introduced in V11 and fixed in 11.3 [CASE:3855554] was created [...] It does appear that the URLRead is not behaving correctly. I have forwarded an incident report to our developers with ...
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How to close a popup window?

I want to give user more information about each function I develop. I want to do that inside a popup window for visual purposes. I do -> ...
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What is the Kernel waiting for after DialogInput is launched?

Bug introduced in 11.0 or earlier and persisting through 11.2 [...] I was able to reproduce the issue, and consequently, I filed a report with our development team [...] CASE:3805351 I find ...
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How to omit the authentification dialog during URLRead?

When I use URLRead Mathematica will popup a window like: Actually I have given the parameters Password and ...
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How to create a window which will close in a certain amount of time?

I'm currently making an interface in Mathematica and I'll need to bump a window out and then let it close itself in a certain amount of time. Here's an short example to illustrate the effect: ...
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How to refuse close Dialog when press Esc Key

As you can see in the documentation of CreateDialog: If the dialog contains no DefaultButton or ...
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Notebooks created after prompting a Modal dialog

Bug reproduced in 10.3.1 and persisting through 11.2.0 From: Note: Modal dialogs will prevent users from accessing other notebooks in the front end while the ...
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'Contingent' user interface (DialogNotebook with PopupMenus that depend on previous PopupMenus)

I'm creating a user interface for data entry. It makes sense for the content of certain menu items to depend on the information that has been entered earlier on the form. In a trivial example, ...
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Dialog notebook with multiple popup menus

I'm trying to create a user interface in Mathematica; the user will enter specified information, it will be processed, and then data will be inserted into a MySQL database. The pieces work ...
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Using IF commands in a Dynamic Module

Is there a way to use a functional If command in a DynamicModule? I have a code which runs a car driving up a street using ...
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Using SystemDialogInput in a Manipulate expression

I want to add the select directory function in a user interface such as: ...
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Interface design to replace cascading dialogs which don't work

I would like to make a nice Interface of a simulation I wrote, but i don't know how. I want that you run the code and then a window asking for input of some values appears (either in the same ...
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The very bottom of CellMargins is missing

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persists through 12.0 Edit 16. IV 2016 I've received an answer from WRI Support: [...] It does appear that CellMargins is not ...
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How do I run DialogInput and SystemDialogInput by keyboard shortcut?

I have tried modifying KeyEventTranslations.tr with code: ...
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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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Blocking dialog with a blocking child dialog

Suppose I have a DialogInput, in which there is a Button. The Button can trigger another <...
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Why isn't SystemDialogInput opening the file browser, even using Method->Queued?

I have a small function that, when run, opens up a little dialog window. One of the buttons, if clicked, opens up a file browser and lets you select a file. You can click that same button again and ...