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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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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: ...
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Mission impossible: initial value of slider that correctly resets another slider

Please take this code (for 2 sliders) as is and try to minimize alterations to the original structure. The goal is to have: the first Slider reset the second ...
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Dynamic is significantly faster and more responsive with LinkSnooper

I noticed an absolutely bizarre behavior of Dynamic. A simple dynamic module with SynchronousUpdating -> False is ...
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How can I dynamically hide and shows Graphics3D objects?

This quest is motivated by this. If I wish to visualize 3 Graphics3D objects, I can do this: ...
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Why do I get an AutoAction message in my Manipulate output?

The code below basically downloads and manipulates some data. I won't show it all because it's too long. But if you find that it must be provided to help you with answering my question, please let me ...
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PopupMenu with checkboxes

I am trying to create a popup menu where I can check some boxes to create some plots after the calculation. It is like multiple selections popupmenu. My Frankenstein version, of course, isn't working....
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How to combine Control and AutoAction in Manipulate?

I have 2 Manipulate as below:- ...
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Colour panel upon condition of an input field

I have something like a "mortgage calculator", and I now want to colour the panel depending on the inputs that the user has made in my input fields. This would be the code: ...
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How to format Print to display in Panel

The following code prints the the value of the solution $x(t)$ to an ODE at a user defined time $t_f$. I want the value (0.350232) to appear within the Panel and not below the Panel as the following ...
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The reason behind ControlToBoxes (DynamicDump`)

Background I'm trying to establish best practices for custom controllers programming. This question is about one top level aspect of it. WRI suggested (few talks I don't remember right now) to ...
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'Visibility' of Dynamics in TabView with respect to SynchronousUpdating

Bug introduced in V11 or earlier and persisting through 11.3 CASE:4076464 Here is a code example: ...
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Hold Evaluation in a MenuView or TabView

Suppose I wish to create a MenuView where the evaluation of the rules is time consuming. How would I delay evaluation of the right-hand-side of the arguments to <...
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How to speed up a text search widget?

I have an InputField that searches a predefined list for matching strings and displays them in a TextGrid. But when the list is ...
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What is the point of PaneSelector?

Intro PaneSelector looks like a pretty idiomatic way to toggle displayed content e.g.: ...
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Docked Cell Slider that controls magnification of Output Cells only

The following code (found here on stack exchange) creates a docked cell which contains a slider that can be used to change the magnification of the entire notebook. ...
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Formatting the value that the option “Labeled” shows to the right of a manipulator

I need that the appearence labeled of the manipulate take the form rationalize. My code is: ...
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Need help in creating a GUI

This time, I write to the community to ask for your help in creating the following interface. See next image I will try to explain what that interface consists of, start with password, there the user ...
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CreateDocument fails to open when ExpressionCell has RegionMember function [duplicate]

I am working on a code for a colleague where I am trying to compute the Bond Orientational Order for a cluster of particles. To make life easier for processing a large number of images I wish to ...
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How to disable “Animate Bookmarks” in a Manipulate

Is there any way of disabling the item "Animate Bookmarks" in the control menu (which appears clicking on the + symbol on the top right corner) of a Manipulate? The rationale for this question is ...
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Using List of Variables to construct Control[] within Manipulate[]

How can I use a list of variable names within Symbol[] inside a Manipulate[], specifically using ...
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How to display and control current value of a 2d slider [closed]

Regarding the use of 2D sliders in Manipulate: (1) How do you display the current value (x,y) that corresponds to the location of the slider point? (2) How can one ...
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Making an interactive BulletGauge

For the purposes of an interactive demonstration I need to use a bullet gauge to readily show a moment in which the manipulated parameter passes a certain point. Like this, where the point Lambda=0.5 ...
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Recommended Notebook and Cell Options for Deployed GUIs

I often use CreateNotebook to enclose GUIs that open in a Deployed, non Saveable and non <...
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How to make Manipulate run automatically after evaluation?

How to make Manipulate run/play automatically after evaluation, i.e. without having to hit the play button (but still being able to use the pause/play button)? <...
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Manipulating Input Fields/Inputting Single Letters (Edited)

I'm curious whether if there is a method of creating InputFields that are similar to this: I am currently attempting to create a crossword puzzle that has an interface like this, and I found it ...
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Checkboxes to ranked list

So, my aim is to produce a user interface with checkboxes not only returning True/False, but also the order in which they were ...
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Interactive Manipulators acting badly

How do I fix the bad behavior of Manipulator? This is in regards to this Interdependent controls in Manipulate question. Heike' s code does not work right on the first click when specifying the ...