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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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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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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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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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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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'Visibility' of Dynamics in TabView with respect to SynchronousUpdating

Bug introduced in 11 or earlier and persisting through 12.0.0 CASE:4076464 Example 1 ...
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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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Can one optimize AutomaticNumbering feature?

If one wants to use the automatic numbering feature of Mathematica, he has to make tags for cells of the type he wants to be referenced to. Then, as soon as he needs to make a reference to the tagged ...
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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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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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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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Usage Examples for DynamicWrapper

I am looking for practical uses of the function DynamicWrapper . I read documentation and know whatever it says. I would appreciate a clear example of a useful ...
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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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Context menu in CDF Player

Using Style with the option ContextMenu or AttachedCell it is possible to create context ...
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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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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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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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Self-referential list or table of buttons

How could one create a table or list of buttons, such that clicking on a button removes the button itself from the list?
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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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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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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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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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MouseOver and Speak

I am having an issue where Mouseover doesn't work with Speak and instead returns Null. All ...
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Constraining locators in a locator pane to a specified data set

What is the best method to constrain multiple locator points to a set of data? A while back, I needed a program that could perform a linear fit for a specified range of data points. In an effort to ...
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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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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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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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Need input control for manipulate allowing custom data

I am working on an a Ray Tracer for optical lens. Currently my code takes in a list of lens data: ...
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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 create a notebook element that can replace itself?

I would like to create a notebook element that can replace itself. Here's an example to illustrate: ...
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Multi-Selection dynamic menus

I'm looking to create Dynamic menus with multiple options that would allow multiple selections. For example, mousing over an object (let's say a black circle of ...