Questions tagged [interface]

Questions on building or modifying user-facing functionality for input, or displaying information.

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Mathematica 12.1 start-up time in Linux extremely slow

I installed Mathematica 12.1 on my Linux machine and the start-up time is extremely slow. I see the Spikey logo and messages like: Initializing Kernel connections ...
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Possible to add a `Find “string”' to the Toolbar?

It would be nice to have a persistent "Find" feature on the tool bar. I find the FindAndReplaceDialog to be clumsy on MacOs. I could do this with a DockedCell, but then I would need to do it for ...
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How can I get a nice progress indicator for video processing when working in a standalone kernel?

When doing video processing, for example exporting an mp4, in the FE, I get a nice progress indicator with various estimates. How can I get one in the standalone kernel?
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Table of Dynamic Disks

I'm trying to create a dynamic interface to generate disks depending on 3 parameters : x-coordinate, y-coordinate and radius. The disks are generated as soon as the "export" button is pressed. I'm ...
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Dynamically getting the complex number in a color wheel via moving mouse?

I have a color wheel domain which is used to describe complex numbers. I want to know is it possible to add a black spot which can be moved by mouse dynamically and return the complex number values of ...
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Is there a way to place the Tabs to left of the figure in TabView?

I have a very large LayeredGraphPlot that is oriented left to right and I have TabView that highlight the paths. But the problem is I have to press Tabs on the top ...
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Locator control on iPad

How can I make Locator control to work in Web published notebook on Ipad? it works fine in web browser on laptop using mouse.. please use this linkmto see my code. https://www.wolframcloud.com/obj/...
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Controlling Manipulate in cloud deployment

Suppose I want to create a web app which duplicates (for simplicity), something like Manipulate[Plot[Sin[n x], {x, 0, Pi}], {n, 3, 10, 1}] ...
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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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Input list within a Manipulate (Setter)

I would like to make an interactive "to do" list with a SetterBar where I can click on the Chapter, and get a list of tasks I can add to or delete within the ...
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Is there a way to omit the “In[1]:=” prompt?

I'm using a command-line interface of Mathematica, or /usr/bin/wolfram. In wrapping this cui program with GNU Readline library, I would like to omit the ...
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How to execute this code on startup?

Every time I open a new notebook I have to manually evaluate this code in that notebook. In order order to stop my cursor moving to a new cell. How would I automate this? I would love this ...
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Mac Touch Bar and Hidden Characters

I am reposting this question (Translate key events to nothing?) hoping to resolve an issue that is causing me no end of, bug chasing. Arggh, Help. On a Mac with a touchbar, if my finger slips and ...
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Attempting to speed up processing time by cutting down on dynamic functions in an interactive interface

Greetings Mathematica fans, I am currently trying to build an interactive interface to sift through a large amount of data visually. The data consists of many sets containing 70-80 points, which have ...
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Time stamps for In[] and Out[]

Once a command is entered and numbered, as in In[n], and an output is produced, as in Out[n], is it possible to find the time at which each one was done?
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Linking multipage forms together

I am trying to develop a web form wherein the first page asks users how many cities they would like to compare, and the second page dynamically creates that many input boxes. Once the user inputs the ...
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Dialog box that “times out” if the user doesn't respond

I want to ask the user (me) to make a binary choice, but also to give myself only 5 seconds in which to respond. In the absence of a response within 5 seconds, I want my code to close the dialog box ...
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How can I create a REPL for Mathematica in Sublime Text

I would like to be able to interact with Mathematica command line interface from within Sublime Text. Sublime Text has a package called Sublime REPL that provides an interface for different ...
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Is it possible to embed the Manipulate into a WordPress post?

I have a manipulate Manipulate[n, {n, 1, 100}], I want to put it in my Wordpress blog post. Should I CloudDeploy it as below ...
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How to use tab control for Manipulate when the number of options exceeds 5?

I have 2 Manipulate as below, Manipulate[plot[i], {i, Range[5]}] Manipulate[plot[i], {i, Range[6]}] As you can see, the 1st ...
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Robust line numbers in Mathematica notebook

Is there any way to reference a particular output in Mathematica notebook robustly? The usual way we refer a particular output is by invoking the command %n where ...
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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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How can I create a “Run all code” button in a notebook?

How can I create the "Run all code" button (at the top right corner) in Mathematica notebook? The current method I have is to save the .nb file into .wls (i.e. Wolfram Language Script), and then open ...
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Receiving visual notifications even when Mathematica is minimized?

How to receive visual notifications on screen during long computation even when Mathematica is minimized? Question is similar to this: How to make the Mathematica icon flash in the taskbar?. ...
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Integrating problem using interface

lately I tried to develop an interface that will plot the furier sum of a given function up to a given number of terms. The code is here: ...
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Web search browser in Mathematica

How can we build a system to perform web searches (e.g. Google search) in a notebook so that it looks and functions like a normal search interface operating in the browser?
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How to hide “input” while using ButtonBar?

I used a ButtonBar. When I click a button (in Output) it unhide all my hidden code (Input). How to overcome this issue? UPD: requested example Input: ...
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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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Checkboxbar with maximum choices limitation [duplicate]

I am a novice to interactive interface with Dynamic and other stuff. So don't blame on me if I ask idiot questions. What I want is to set a checkbox and set a limitation for the maximal number that ...
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Annoying problem with hotkeys

How to prevent Mathematica from using its internal hotkey grammar while pressing the standard combinations like ctrl+c, ctrl+v etc.? In my case, after some period of using of Mathematica, instead of ...
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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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How to reduce spacing between vertical sliders?

Consider the following code: ...
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Deploy an interactive dynamic interface with some complex code behind

This question might have been discussed in bits and pieces already, but I couldn't find a coherent conversation about what are the best practices and strategies for deploying a moderately complex ...
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Mathematica notebook interface and touch screens

This questions has been ask before over two years ago. There are yet no answers. It is a simple question, does the Mathematica notebook interface support touch? If it does how do you use settings to ...
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Using SPI on Raspberry directly

I did try to find if and how it is possible to use the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) of the Raspberry Pi with Mathematica. I could find nothing so far so my conclusion now is: it is not possible. ...
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How can I customize my menus without reloading MenuSetup.tr?

I want to edit my menus and know I can do this via MenuSetup.tr but can I do this in real time? Can I do it temporarily? Moreover can I change whether the changes ...
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C++ interface to large project

We are developing a quite large mathematical software in C++ and would like to have a Mathematica interface. We have our own C++ library and our idea would be, to write a Mathematica wrapper class and ...
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Will Mathematica support the Touch Bar on the Macbook Pro? [closed]

I am considering purchasing a new Macbook Pro sometime this year (2017), perhaps with Touch Bar. Does Wolfram plan to support it? Occurs to me that Mathematica's interactive and predictive notebook-...
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Can one create a custom front-end for Mathematica?

I'd like to create my custom front-end for Mathematica. I know there's a console interface (launched as math), which mostly works great, but it can't really provide ...
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Drag-and-drop image out of notebook

Drag-and-dropping images into notebooks works like a charm. But oftentimes I already have an image in a notebook and I want to use somewhere outside Mathematica. So we do this: right-clicking and ...
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Why do I get such symbols on the window? [duplicate]

In coding, I get some strange symbols on my window. See the figure attached. My version is v11 and my OS is Windows 7, 64bit. Can I get rid of them?
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CreateExecutable returns $Failed

My platform is win10 64b, Mathematica 11 and Visual Studio 2015. When I apply CreateExecutable, it always returns $Failed. The ...
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How to customize the Color Function Editor?

I'm happy with Mathematica's inbuilt Colour Function Editor. However, I wish to add some extra functionalities to this to make it customised for my purpose. For example, I wish to manipulate the ...
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How to pause a running evaluation (and continue it later)

Is it possible to pause an already running evaluation that takes a lot of time? And then continue it later? I can suspend my computer, but that's not what I want. I would like to use my computer in ...
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How to remove tags under the code?

How do I remove these tags under my code? Don't know what are they called. Thank you in advance.
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Is it possible to create and insert a bivariate colormap into ColorData?

Bivariate colormaps, where the color returned is a function of two values not one, are sometimes used in choropleth maps and are also useful for visualising complex functions where we might want to ...
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Is it possible to get rid of this information box? [duplicate]

When you hover over a command, Mathematica gives you an option to access help: I never ever use this; and about 2 or 3 times each hour I accidentally click on this and Mathematica freezes while it ...
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Custom OpenerView with lazy evaluation

OpenerView can be nested to create a hierarchical structure such as this: One great aspect is that it remembers which lists are open and which are closed even ...
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How to create keypress simulation program?

Main Problem I'm trying to create a widely applicable keypress simulation program, but I don't know how to use Java so I can only search for Q&As on the site, which is inefficient. So I want to ...
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Disable Increased Indentation on Open Brackets, Parentheses, Quotes, etc

An interface annoyance, to the otherwise exceptional automatic indentation, is the fact that Mathematica increases the indentation on a line when one opens a bracket, parentheses, quote, etc. I can't ...