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Questions tagged [form-building]

Questions about creating form interfaces and apps using Mathematicas form building features targeting the native notebook interface, on the web, or in mobile apps.

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How do you upload text from a PDF using FormFunction?

I can import text from a PDF using text = Import[filename, "Plaintext"]; I'd like to do the same thing using FormFunction, but am unsure how. I've tried the ...
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Linking multipage forms together

I am trying to develop a web form wherein the first page asks users how many cities they would like to compare, and the second page dynamically creates that many input boxes. Once the user inputs the ...
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The default FormLayoutFunction

FormLayoutFunction allows you to specify a custom layout for form's items. But what if you want to only slight fix the default layout? It is not so clear what is ...
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How to align FormFunction title to centre of page?

I am trying to align the title of my form with the centre of the form. It does not appear to work with this: ...
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Display Dataset[Databin[]] as result for cloud deployed FormFunction

I am trying to set up a cloud deployed FormFunction where a user can enter a public databin ID and then view the contents formatted as a dataset. I keep running ...
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How to place a FormFunction in DialogInput?

FormFunctions work well in a notebook cell. ...
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Multipage FormFunction “Required” FormObject broken with “FileName” interpreter

Multipage FormFunction does not validate FormObjects with "FileName" interpreter if the field is left blank. Minimal example <...
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Cloud - controlling FormFunction[ ] width and number of inputs in a row

Is it possible to control the width of FormFunction? Related, is it possible to have more than 4 inputs in a row in FormFunction? Two code examples. Example 1 produced a row of 4 inputs. ...
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What is the correct way to include a user defined function inside a FormFunction wrapper?

I'm planning to wrap my FormFunction expression in Cloulddeploy but am having trouble giving input to the required data to ...
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Capture camera image from Wolfram Cloud mobile app

I want to deploy a Web API in the Wolfram Cloud that captures a camera image when called from the Wolfram Cloud mobile app. I started with the following minimal code example: ...
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Why doesn't FormFunction work?

I'm trying to understand and use FormFunction. I go to the local documentation on my system and this is what it shows: I execute the commands for the definition of form and execute form[]. This is ...
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Is there a way to configure the Ask function so that input fields can be optional?

I see that FormFunction includes settings that could work, but I can't seem to find any way to get it to work within the "Ask" framework. Related: https://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/...
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FormFunction default display

I am trying to use FormFunction[] to input data in my notebook. As it shows up when using FormFunction in a notebook (no web ...
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Import KML file data inside FormFunction (Interpreter problem?)

I have a KML file with a bunch of (lat,lon) pairs. I can retrieve the pairs by importing the KML file as "Data" and drilling down into it: ...
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FormFunction output not working

Following is my form function: ...
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Cloud Form Function Database

I am trying to build a web inventory application using a SQLite database hosted in the cloud home directory. I have a database in the home directory and I can query that database while in the code ...
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Ensuring that a file uploaded via FormFunction is of a particular type

I have a FormFunction that should work only with CSV files, something like: ...