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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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How can I modify context menu of Mathematica frontend?

I would like to add a new item to context menu. What I have to do? I found this discussion, but it looks like the context menu does not create buy Mathematica resources.
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Use Mouseover on one Graphic (expression) and the result shows up on another Graphic or Plot (over)

Mouseover is defined as Mouseover[expr,over]. I have a plot on the left and a graphic on the right. Can I use ...
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Interdependent SetterBars with symbolic contents

In this question, I learned how to cascade or nest interdependent Setter and SetterBar controls with numerical Ranges. The ...
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Why are `Control` variables indicated as undefined in the frontend?

Inside Manipulate, symbols defined in controls that are created by hand with Control are given "undefined" syntax coloring. For ...
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Initializing Manipulate without grey bar

I have a relatively long code inside Manipulate that computes an output depending on controls. Computation takes about a second, so I am using ...
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LocatorPane with transformed coordinates

In "Introduction to Dynamic", an example is given of a transformed slider, which goes to the left as the value increases. I am trying to do something similar with ...
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Side by side sliders

In this question Manipulate with a variable number of sliders one of the answer is ...
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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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What does it mean that GUIkit is being deprecated?

What is the disadvantage of using GUIKit now? What does it mean that it is being deprecated? Will it be removed from Mathematica in some later versions?
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Displaying subscripted variables in GUIKit

I'm trying to build a custom interface using Mathematica and I want to write something inside a textfield with a subscript, however, when I run the GUI, I see boxes on the places where there should be ...
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How do I globally set control widths?

I have controls in a Manipulate that I'm laying out in a Grid and I'd like globally set their widths (and other properties). For ...
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Cloud CDF and HTTPRedirect

Cross posted on community.wolfram.com Question and requirements Is it possible to HTTPRedirect from a Cloud CDF via e.g. Button...
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Plot with different line style when clicked

I have a plots with many lines and would like to be able to highlight lines when clicked (or on mouseover). When the data plotted is small this works well ...
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How to use If statement inside DynamicModule?

I believe I am missing an important piece of information. I am trying to execute a simple If statement inside a DynamicModule. The variable tested in the If statement is a Dynamic variable, in this ...
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StandardForm in Cloud FormFunctions

Cross posted on community.wolfram.com Example ...
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Show transformed value in LabeledSlider?

The example below is just a simple toy for the sake of this question. The widget shown below uses a slider to set the horizontal location of a vertical line: ...
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Layout tips to keep UI responsive (“MouseOver” case)

Bug introduced in V10.4 or earlier and persisting through V11.3 CASE:3914402 Here is an example of a problem I have. Gutted version of something much bigger: ...
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How do I make a big update(ⓤ) button inside Manipulate?

I often make CDF documents using Manipulate. However, the Update(ⓤ) button created with ContinousAction-> None is too small. Is there a way to make this button(ⓤ) bigger?
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RadioButton Alignment in a Grid

Bug introduced in V10.4 or earlier and persisting through 11.3 Since 11.3 it is even worse as it stays there despite of clicking. CASE:3910286 ...
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Overlay two groups of controls

How can we combine two UI elements with controls such that they all work? Overlay forces you to choose which layer receives the input. Can we do both at the same ...
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Visually permute rows of a matrix via mouse dragging

I'm looking for a way to permute the rows of a matrix visually via mouse dragging, for example by clicking and dragging on a row in the MatrixPlot corresponding to the matrix. What would be the best ...
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SetterBar behavior

Preamble Consider a SetterBar: SetterBar[1, StringRepeat["q", #] & /@ Range@5] That is with vertical layout: ...
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Arrow inside a rectangle

I would like to create a Graphics similar to the top one here: , but I can obtain only the bottom one. I use this: ...
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Inserting a label in the frame

I am trying to make a panel that looks like this: I can do: ...
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Definition of the vertical size of the enclosing region in CreateDialog and DialogNotebook

Unfortunately, I am not aware of any options that would allow me to control the vertical size of the enclosing region in CreateDialog and ...
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Delete a Line that doesn't match any cell [duplicate]

I wrote my notebook using a mathematica style template. At the beginning I have that line, Confidential How can I delete that keeping the template?
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Add better style to a dynamic question

I would like to obtain something similar to this: A user, has to answer the question selecting an answer from a popupmenu and he can check it. I wrote that: <...
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Random order list of list

I have a dynamic PopupMenu defined as follow: ...
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Giving the input focus to a particular input field

A couple of versions of Mathematica ago there was discussion of how one can set focus on a particular input field: How to set focus of a dialog window? http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/...
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Add legend in a Graphic inside a Manipulate [duplicate]

I use this manipulate: ...
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Change default color of selected items in ListPicker

This question was also asked on Wolfram Community. As the title already says, my question is Is there a way to change the highlighting color of the items that are marked/selected inside ...
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Plot Legends size

I use 2 similar Manipulate: the difference between one and the other is only the function that they draw. ...
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Hide Text dynamically

I have a graphic, with on the left a PopupMenu, a Rectangular, a Text and a ...
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SystemOpen inside a button waits until the end for being evaluated?

I am writting with the hope of getting some help when using "SystemOpen". Here is a simple example: ...
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GUI button with AceFEM functions

I would like to have a GUI with a button that starts AceFEM analysis and then some results appear. I have taken one example from the documentation on boundary condition specification and I wrapped it ...
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How to reduce spacing between vertical sliders?

Consider the following code: ...
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Create dialog window without top bar

I made a nice little interface for the Pi to switch GPIOs by clicking a button. I use CreateDialog for it. In Linux I can, after having created the window, click on ...
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Column one under another one in a Plot

I would like to generate a graphic with the Sen,cos and tan function and 3 box on the left, each under the previous. ...
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FormPage oddities

problem with default value FormPage[{namespec -> type -> default, ...}, func ] uses default as the default for the ...
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Blinking cells after Manipulate [duplicate]

I call this Manipulate from a package: ...
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PerformanceGoal option ignored in V11.1

Bug introduced in 11.1 and fixed in 11.2 [CASE:3892079] was created [...] I have reproduced this problem with PerformanceGoal in version 11.1 and reported ...
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Controlling the visibility of controls in a Manipulate expression

I have designed some custom colormaps. I also want to use the inbuilt colormaps as well. The user will be given a choice to select whether to use a built-in colormap or a custom one. Based on the ...
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The same RadioButton control in different places of Manipulate

I would like to place the buttons of RadioButton control in Manipulate not in row or column close to each other as usually, but ...
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Create dynamically Manipulate buttons to come back to current parameters

I would like to create dynamically buttons in Manipulate in such a way that after clicking the button the Manipulate parameters would come back to the values when the button was created. In my example ...
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How to have button's action repeat as long as the button remains pressed?

The widget below is just a toy that I put together so that I could ask this question. ...
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Dynamic Graphic with a goniometric circumference, angle and tangent

I would like to make a circle with radius 1 with axeses showed. I would like to dynamically select a point on the circle, draw a line from that point to the center and draw the tangent line to that ...
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Prevent string from splitting

I have two elements of a grid: ...
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Overriding an interpreter failure message in a FormFunction expression

I am building a Form to capture several non-zero numbers as inputs. The basic code is: ...
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Slider with Appearance “Labeled” Gives Too Much Space

Without Appearance -> "Labeled" Sliders take up the expected space. ...
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How to create Right-Click ActionMenu at mouse position?

I have a Grid and need to enable some actions on individual values. For this I want to use an ActionMenu that shows on right-...