Questions tagged [gui-construction]

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

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Holding and dragging mouse to select multiple buttons/cells

Is it possible to create a TogglerBar-type object in which several buttons can be selected/deselected simply by holding the mouse's left-click button and dragging ...
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Avoid clipping label in IntervalSlider?

For custom appearances IntervalSlider seems to clip on the right side: ...
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How to write a drag-n-drop reorderable gui?

Most modern GUI building libraries (e.g. cocoa) support this basic operation in tables or lists: reordering items with a mouse. For example, the drag-and-drop of items in a MacOS finder or app window: ...
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VoronoiMesh as a TogglerBar

Is it possible to use a VoronoiMesh to define a TogglerBar or SetterBar type ...
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Aligning Conditional Controls in Manipulate

Consider the following code ...
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Dynamic Delimiter in Manipulate

Consider the following ...
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Aligning Checkboxes in Manipulate

Consider the following code ...
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A button that creates a cell and evaluates it

Short version: PasteButton will paste its contents at the input cursor. I am looking to create a similar button that will paste something into a new cell and ...
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Multiple buttons in a Manipulate: how do I get a good layout?

Consider the following code ...
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How to change colour of TogglerBar

Consider the following code ...
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Avoiding jiggle in palettes

I have a palette containing a Grid with dynamics. As it runs it jiggles horizontally. Here's a minimal example: ...
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Yet more on Manipulate[] - Formated Input

Suppose I have something like Manipulate[Plot[Sin[n x], {x, -Pi, Pi}], {n, 20, "Frequency"}] with a manual input field but I want to accept inputs like ...
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How to make a palette look exactly like a MacOS window?

Is there anyway to style a pallete so that it looks like a native window: ...
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How to get ListAnimate to click at each step?

It would be nice if, at each step in ListAnimate, there could be a clicking sound to draw attention to the new step. I hope to use the single click sound sample ...
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Large Dynamic expressions and responsive UI's

I have a ListLinePlot with 40,000 points. When it's displayed on-screen the input fields are not responsive (text appears slowly well after the user is done typing)....
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Interrupt a fit/minimization without interrupting overall evaluation

I have not tried programming this myself yet, so I do not have any example code. Mostly, I am looking for advice on whether I am going to be on the right track if I try something. Imagine a ...
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How can I make interdependent Checkboxes?

Consider the following code, where I have a list of variables, each with different specified units. In my real case, these lists are not fixed, hence the surrounding Dynamic and the general definition ...
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Dynamic not updating InputField

I'm trying to do some interactive fitting of data using an arbitrary number of the same function (a Gaussian in this case). This means that I also have an arbitrary number of variables and constraints....
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Dynamic InputField with syntax highlighting?

I'm trying to create a notebook where a user can enter a Mathematica expression, and its syntax is analyzed (number of tokens, compressed size, etc.). Trying this answer, ...
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Using Switch inside Dynamic with variable number of conditions

I'm trying to create some code that plots a variable number of Gaussians, and allows me to control their parameters using Locators. One locator at the top controls $...
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How do I evaluate “If” statement inside PlotLabel? [closed]

I have an experimental function that is dependent on x and y [f(x,y)=Sin(ax/by)]. I am trying to make a 3D plot of f using the manipulate function so that I can easily input measured values of ...
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How do I make a dynamic nested menu with the MorUI package?

I hope you can help me. I want to make a nested dynamic menu and I used the package MoreUI made by Kuba as a reference Question. My problem is that I want to add tasks such as: ...
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Graphics Primitive Selector

Goal and motivation I want to build something that would intuitively work like: Graphics @ PaneSelector[{True -> something, False -> {}}, Dynamic @ show] ...
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Menu object in a notebook that will print text in a new cell

I would like to get an output text when I select every option of popup menu, the input below print me the option but outside the cell displaying panel generated with Manipulate. I have been trying ...
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How to create a button that adds InputFields when clicked?

I would like to create a button 'ADD' that creates a new InputField each time the user clicks it. I have tried something like this so far: ...
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Access system selection colour

On some operating systems it is possible to customize selection colours and other GUI colours. I have set yellow for mine: Is it possible to retrieve this colour in Mathematica, so that it can be ...
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Problem with PopupMenu: Its values don't update dynamically

I have a problem with PopupMenu inside DynamicModule, its values don't update dynamically as they supposed to. The example below ...
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Dynamic Linkage of LocatorPane and InputField

How do I get the InputField to coordinate with the LocatorPane so that a change in each control changes the other to be in agreement? It would be nice if the function was self-contained and was ...
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IntervalSlider and updating function specification

IntervalSlider seems to ignore Dynamic's second argument: ...
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How can I make Graphics objects clickable?

I have created a list (listA) that specifies disks based on color, center point, and radius: ...
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Creating a GUI for a classifier

I developed the following code which is suitable for cloud deployment. However, in order to avoid the problems of the cloud, I would like to create an user interface that runs in a Mathematica ...
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Context menu in CDF Player

Using Style with the option ContextMenu or AttachedCell it is possible to create context ...
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Slider controls not showing in CDF deployed to wolfram cloud

When I run my CDF from CDFPlayer or Mathematica I see all additional controls (fast forward, play, pause, etc) when Appearance->"Open" is usede.g.: ...
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Loading previous saved variables into DynamicModule

I have a GUI, built inside a DynamicModule. I would like to be able to load previous set options and values, changing the values that are currently set within the DynamicModule, not the global ...
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How to make TabView Background option work

At least in Windows the example below creates a TabView where the selected tab is basically indistinguishable. This problem has been there for years. Is this problem solvable in Windows? How? <...
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How to prevent the message: Not enough memory to display a cell

While running a single-cell GUI application that repeatedly changes and refreshes its content I got this message: There was not enough memory to display a cell... I found in this old MathGroup thread ...
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Restricting access to certain tabs on TabView

I'm using TabView as my base for an image analysis GUI for a collaborator to use. I'd like to restrict moving onto the next tab until the preceding tab has been ...
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InputField of size that fits the content

I'd like to have an InputField that adjusts its size to the content. I can't make ImageSize->{All, All} or anything similar ...
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Selected image in a TogglerBar changes outline colour

I have a TogglerBar control for selecting images, but I see inconsistent border colours depending on what else is in the Dynamic....
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How to combine multiple image processing steps into a GUI

I'm trying to combine several Manipulate objects into a single workflow, for semi-automating an image analysis. I have worked out how to do each individual part, ...
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Updating/ disabling certain slider values dynamically in Manipulate

I am struggling with Manipulate dynamic updating. I would like to have an image containing two points which can both be moved in real time to any location on the ...
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MouseOver and Speak

I am having an issue where Mouseover doesn't work with Speak and instead returns Null. All ...
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How to create a button that deletes a character?

I am creating a template that can be used on a touch-screen to input data into an InputField. Following the example from the Basic Math Assistant palette, the ...
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How to use the progress indicator in “open from cloud”?

I like the circular loading indicator seen in the "save to the cloud" dialog: Is there any way to call it programmatically?
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How to force a Manipulator inside a Manipulate to auto-run?

I want to use a slider (not drop-down list) for a list of discreteValues to do the Manipulate (I used ...
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Conditional rendering of items

Let's say I have a column to display and each of its items can be hidden separately. Question: Is there a way to make it work without re-rendering whole column whenever a particular item is hidden? ...
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Dragging items from a graphics palette

I am having all kinds of trouble trying to get the following to work in Mathematica. I want to be able to have, say, icons on the left side of a graphic, and to be able to drag copies of that icon ...
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Import files from a directory choose via Manipulate

I thought I write a super-simple program to import all (Excel)files from a directory a user can choose> ...
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My clock doesn't work

I have this code. When I click on the clock, my alarm don't activate and not work. I have tried with DynamicModule and nothing. I don't know where is the error. <...
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How to make custom attached menubars? [duplicate]

I would like to understand how to build an attached menubar. For example, Image has the following bar - an attached cell that arises when clicked on: ...