Questions tagged [inputfield]

Questions about the Mathematica control type InputField.

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Having three Control Objects for the same Dynamic variable which can override eachother

I'm creating an application with Dynamics for calculating and plotting circular orbits. It allows the user to set a custom radius, giving them an option to either use an InputField as well as a ...
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Input field with a value that persists between sessions

Ultimately, I would like to have input field that will remember in front-end its last session value, while its related variable should not be local and should be dynamic. Input field will be put in a ...
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InputField, PasteButton, and Check not playing nicely with each other

Context Added to End In a previous question, I was looking for a way for an InputField to maintain the input structure of expressions so as to allow the user's ...
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InputField with Boxes-held formatting fails inside Dynamic

This is an outgrowth of an earlier question. I have an extensive user interface that has InputFields that I want to hold their specific structure as input by the user (e.g., keeping scientific ...
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Hold[Expression] (or similar) in InputField that truly holds the input unmodified

I am trying to design a user interface where the specific form that the user enters in InputFields are left unchanged. For example, if the user puts in a number in scientific notation, it would be ...
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How to create and name variables using Manipulate and InputField?

I have a function F(x1,x2,...,xi;y1,y2,...,yj) such that the xi are the variables and the yj are other parameters (as constants) of the same function. I need that: ...
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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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Local variables in DynamicModule affected by outside evaluation

I was trying to use DynamicModule to create a Input cell that contains a variable assignment, where the variable name is given ...
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FieldCompletionFunction consumes a lot of CPU in Graphics

The output of this code consumes a lot of CPU. Graphics@Inset@InputField[1,FieldCompletionFunction->({"a","b"}&)] I found this occurs when ...
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How to open consecutive dialogs [closed]

I am new using mathematica so I would really appreciate your help. I want to open this dialog: ...
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How do I size a Manipulate input field when using Control?

I'm building a Manipulate object and I need to reduce the width of the input fields for improved usability. I've tried everything I can, and I don't seem to be able to get it. Everything points to ...
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InputField enabled or disabled with two dynamic variables

Dynamic has been really useful for me but it is as well not easy to understand also. I am doing a calculation where I want some of the input fields enabled or disabled depending on where I am in the ...
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Hide part of a CompoundElement in a FormPage

I have a FormPage I am working on that uses CompoundElement to structure the output. In most cases, I want the user to be able ...
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Is it possible to add a title to the inputfield

I was wondering if it is possible to add a title to InputField As far as I know, you can only add a FieldHint, this one will disappear however as soon as the ...
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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 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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How to save values in dynamic fields?

I created a notebook with this line: Grid[{{InputField[Dynamic[x]], Dynamic[x^2]}}] Then, I filled a certain value instead of "x". Then, I closed Mathematica ...
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Operations with list of numbers via InputField

How do you input a list of numbers via InputField and immediately generate their sum (or whatever other operation involving a list of numbers) underneath. I've ...
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ToExpression with variable from InputField won't work

My code looks like this: Column[{InputField[Dynamic[x], String, ContinuousAction -> True], ToExpression[Dynamic[x]], Dynamic[Head[x]]}] When I intentionally ...
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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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Problem with DialogInput and store variable

Writing: ...
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How to make InputField admit multiple entries

Is there a way to make InputField[] compatible with RepeatingElement or a similar scheme of user interaction? The idea is to ...
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How can I fix this output?

The following segment of code is part of a project I am making and therefore I cannot show all the code. I hope the one below is enough. The input is ...
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Automatically updating input or inputfield

Is it feasible to make an input field, that or similar functionality, that could be constantly updated while typing or editing, without clicking Enter button? The example is as follows: ...
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Toggle frame color and label on input field

I am attempting to mock up a (somewhat poorly designed) user interface that has input fields that when required AND when the user tries to click OK, changes so that they are outlined in red and show ...
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Enter text with newlines in Inputfield [duplicate]

With InputField we can enter strings or numbers etc. I would like to input a piece of text including newlines, tabs etc. How can I do this? With standard: ...
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Inputfields with FieldCompletionFunction keeps list active in previous field

I would like to have three inputfields with each their own fieldcompletion list in a row. After choosing an item in the first inputfield (with arrow down followed by an Enter) I want to go to the next ...
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How do I do calculations with data from user input?

I'm pretty new to mathematica and I'd like to create a little program that takes user input as variables which it then uses to do some calculations. I have the following code: ...
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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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InputField - use later as a function

This is my attempt at trying to write code to do the following. I want the user to Input the function - I then want to create a new function called g[x_] that I can use later to do things like ...
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InputField GUI Glitches

Has anyone observed the following GUI glitches in Mathematica (see screenshots below)? I have noticed this beginning to occur from Mathematica 10 onwards. I've only tested their occurrence with the <...
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How do I create a n*n matrix with a Do loop? [closed]

I'm trying to create an n*n matrix that would follow this criteria ...
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how to ask for user defined function using manipulate

Probably this has been asked before, but I could not find an answer. I am trying to create an interactive applet using "Manipulate" that works with a user defined function. I would like to have an ...
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HoldForm, ReleaseHold for inputfield

I am working on creating a CDF file for a calculation where I do high-precision evaluation of functions such as N[func,40]. I wrote a Module that takes user function and rationalize it, this way I ...
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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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Run-time user input

A question about run-time data input. I have a notebook that scrapes data from a web site that presents new data every day on a new web page, e.g.: ...
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Changing threshold for scientific notation from 10^6 so that InputField display is uniform

Related to but different from this question. I'd like my InputField to display scientific notation not only for numbers larger than one million, but also for ...
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InputFields not working updating properly when in a CDF

I have made a calculator and embedded it on my website. It consists of several InputField boxes for inputting equations (x, x^2, 1+x ...). It functions as the notebook does except when the input gets ...
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InputField does not accept all single-character expressions

When I enter ESCinfESC or \[Infinity] into an InputField, such as that below, the input is ...
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Input Matrix using Table and InputField [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a square matrix of InputFields, where the size is dependent on what the user chooses. Each cell should be independent of each other. Here's ...
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Enter numbers into a an already existing list

How can the user enter specific numbers to a an already existed list using InputField, for example: ...
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How to trigger an event whenever the variable controlled by an InputField is changed?

Consider an an InputField object of the form DynamicModule[{x = 0}, {InputField[Dynamic@x],Dynamic@stuffDependingOnx} ] ...
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Solve inside of InputField is not dynamic

On the 7th line, I have an InputField that I want to dynamically change as I change the input. It solves an equation that is later used to determine the change in y intercept in the graph. However, ...
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Have all the parts to my program, except implementing DynamicModule and InputField [closed]

I've posted before and I think (hopefully) I'm almost done. I want to make a program that models a cantilever bending on a box given parameters, like this: I calculated the parametric equations (...
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DialogInput on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Mathematica 10.3. The following code does not work properly: ...
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Manipulate with dynamic input

I really new to Mathematica and I am working on developing interactive CDF. To understand the basics I start with a simple example but even with that I have a problem. In this simple CDF I want to ...
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How to avoid improper update of Dynamic in a Dialog?

I want to request user input of an expression of f(x) from a dialog and then use ToExpression on the input. Questions: When I execute the code below, I got r ...
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Dialog box with variable number of input fields

I am trying create a dialog window for updating a variable number of parameters $\beta_i$. Here are the relevant bits of my code, which first constructs a list of $\beta_i$ parameters, then constructs ...
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Setting display precision in InputField with Dynamic variable

I have a following code: ...
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ClickPane and InputField entry in a Manipulate

By clicking at a point on the slope field for an ode, a solution is plotted through that point. Additional clicks produce more plots; the plots are saved in graph ...