Questions tagged [interface]

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

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Why aren't my grid elements aligning correctly in a docked cells toolbar?

The following is just the initial start of my very first docked cells toolbar I am still working on. It can easily be loaded to view it live. Code is also provided to conveniently remove it afterwards....
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Running an executable in the shell from Mathematica

I have a txt file called exec.txt, that I have made executable using chmod. Running it from the shell using ./exec.txt works correctly. However, I need to run it from my Mathematica nb file. Following ...
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Can I stop the python interpreter appearing?

I am using version 12.1.1.0 on OS X 10.13. Every so often, a Python interpreter cell appears: I think I am probably summoning it by inadvertently pressing ">" (due to clumsy typing). Or ...
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A standalone notebook that just shows a Manipulate and hides all other code?

I have a complex notebook with one cell that contains a bunch of initial definitions, several modules, and finally a Manipulate object. For a simple example take ...
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Deleting all outputs on Notebook close

Is is possible to set up a Mathematica notebook so that all outputs are automatically deleted when the notebook is closed? I was trying to look for some function like ...
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Multiple notebooks in Mathematica

While working with multiple notebooks in Mathematica, is there a way to have the names of the files appear along with the minimized window of the file. I mean that sometimes I forget which file was ...
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Creating an online interactive interface

I want to cloud deploy a dynamic interface on which I have multiple types of widgets for different parameters and where, upon the click of a button, I send a list of arguments to a certain function, ...
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Autocomplete popup slow (>= v12.2)

On my Windows systems, the autocomplete popup takes extremely long to appear (1-2 secs). This makes typing in Mathematica very uncomfortable for me, as the interface effectively freezes for these 1-2 ...
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Resizing a notebook with a command

I've got some notebooks which my friend wrote on a different computer, presumably with a much higher resolution screen to mine. When I try to open them on my computer, the window size of the notebook ...
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Is it possible to customize the Suggestions Bar?

I'd like to be able to customize the Suggestions Bar in v9.0 to provide recommendations of my own. Possible example: when doing unit calculations, I'd like it to suggest converting the answer to ...
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How can generation of interactive color bar be speeded up

I have been experimenting with interactive color bars to supplement graphical information presented as a colored ribbon. Here is an example: First, generate some colours as red/green/blue triples: <...
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When calculating, the taskbar icon will not change in Mathematica 12.2

I remember starting in Mathematica11, when calculating the status of the taskbar can indicate the current status Today I upgraded to Mathematica 12.2, I noticed that the taskbar has only one state ...
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How to obtain desirable performance of dynamic variable?

I need to create the code that generates a sample based on an adjustable parameter and, later, interactively calculates statistics or builds a plot for the generated sample. Let's insert a slider <...
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Making a GUI similar to Documentation Center

This is an offshoot of how to create a menu as the Documentation Center?... My aim is to build a menu that functions kind of like the documentation center...a grid of rectangles, each with a dropdown ...
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Saving code as a blackbox for wolfram player

I am trying to save my program as a blackbox so those who I am deploying it to are able to use it, but there is no reason for them to have the huge chunk of code beforehand to have to scroll through. ...
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Will (does) 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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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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How can I create a form-like interface in Mathematica, suitable for Mathematica Player?

I want someting like: f(x)=(imput field) [Calculate] (button) Result=(output field)
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Is there a way to count quantity of evaluations (this preferred) or edits in a cell since last notebook save?

Abstract The goal is to use this to create an autoSave[evals_:5]:=Module[{}, save after set number of evaluations or edits have occured...]. I asked a similar ...
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Front end typing lag

Under Windows 7 I frequently get serious keyboard lag. My home machine (Windows XP) NEVER lags. I was able to improve things somewhat by running Mathematica as Administrator, but this only went so far....
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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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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 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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Manipulate and OpenerView

I have discovered a problem with OpenerView. My opener views always close when I change the value of the manipulator control in my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Automatic Text Adjustment

Continuing the theme of minor interface annoyances, one of the unique features of Mathematica as a text editor is the automatic adjustment of text location as you type. This could be a bit ...
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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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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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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 an advanced grid interface?

Working on a CDF for report creation, I miss having a nice grid interface, where I would have basic operations like being able to sort a columns by clicking on the columns head (ascending and ...
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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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Is there a way to hide or toggle the visibility of code?

Many of my notebooks have a similar repeating structure, which is very convenient and reliable for my workflow: a chunk of code defining a Manipulate for exploring ...
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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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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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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 ...