Questions tagged [palettes]

In Mathematica, a palette is a notebook with a collection of controls such as buttons. They can be used to perform many actions in Mathematica, including entering typesetting characters, styling notebooks, and performing evaluations.

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Turn PasteButton into keyboard shortcut

I'm looking for a general "recipe" to do with a keyboard shortcut what I currently do with a PasteButton. Here is a working toy example ...
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How do I prevent 'Save changes to' upon closing a custom palette?

As part of a package I am developing, I am programmatically generating palettes to enter symbols using the CreatePalette function. Because those symbols change completely from application to ...
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Looking for alternative to programmatically-generated palette

Short version of the question: Is there a way to have an escape-sequence alias (or user-defined keyboard shortcut) pop up a dialog box or other type of input structure allowing the selection of a ...
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Palettes and Notebook Windows misbehaving [closed]

I have updated to version 11.3 of Mathematica, and am now getting a bizarre problem with the palettes and some of my notebook files. The contents are shrunk relative to the window size. See below. If ...
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How to enable loading packages dynamicly in Palette UI [duplicate]

Given a directory path and some .m files in it, I want load these packages files mannually outside notebooks, so I created Palette using code: ...
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Do an Application's multiple palettes automatically get grouped together?

Among dozens of Applications folders in my $UserBaseDirectory, many have associated palettes in their own FrontEnd/Palettes subfolders. A couple have multiple ...
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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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Classroom Assistant Will Not Expand Horizontally With Magnification

Being of advanced age I need magnification of tool bars, symbols etc. I get this for all palettes except Classroom Assistant. If I set a magnification that occurs but there is no horizontal increase ...
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Change the Image Margins of a Toggler Dynamically

I am making a unit palette for myself in Mathematica 11.3, and am planning on making a column of togglers for the sections. ...
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Mathematica palettes in Wolfram Desktop

Apparently Wolfram Desktop is missing some useful palettes. How can I install them properly? Where would I download Writing Assistant from for example?
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Make dynamic folder selection palette

I have a dynamicSelectDir which serves as dynamic select folders ...
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Get context from notebook

The function Context[] returns the context of the Notebook the function is called in. Is there a function where we can specify e.g a Notebook object and retrieve ...
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Advice on working with Palettes needed

I'm dealing with several projects and would like to keep track of my work and notes into a notebook per project. Each notebook should have a top cell with basic information like: Customer name ...
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Will the Wolfram Cloud products have a palette function? [closed]

I am going to use the Wolfram Cloud for my class. Will the Wolfram Cloud products have a palette function?
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J/Link stealing focus from the Front End on OS X. Workaround?

Link to Wolfram Community version Calling getDefaultToolkit() through J/Link causes the Front End to lose focus. This is specific to OS X. Here is a minimal ...
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Stop PaletteNotebook from asking to save changes

I have some code, similar to that from this question (not sure where I modified it from, don't think it was actually that question) to open a simple dynamically refreshing palette showing the ...
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Applying a stylesheet to a notebook using a setterbar - palette hiccup

I built a setterbar that allows me to quickly apply stylesheets to a notebook. Here is the code: ...
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Outline of notebook sections

I've been looking for a simple outliner for Mathematica notebooks and found Yuri E. Kandrashkin Sidebar'TOC, but decided I need something simpler and dynamic. Has anyone tried making a dynamic ...
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Retaining custom style when creating a palette

I created a style in a private stylesheet called "GreenStyle". Here it is ...
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Creating a Palette that dynamically updates button to display Current Alignment Justification

I have created palette with 3 buttons next to each other that allow me to change the justification the current cell in the notebooks to: Left, Center, and Right. I want the buttons to dynamically ...
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How do I add tooltips to a palette?

The CreatingPalettes help file shows how to create a palette with special symbols: ...
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How to Dock a Palette to a Notebook (not using the DockedCells[] function)

Is it possible to dock a palette to a notebook? First of all, I know how to work with the DockedCell[] function. However, this function will not achieve what I am looking for. Docked cells are ...
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How to programmatically open the Special Character palette?

I can't seem to find a way to programmatically open the special characters palette found in the Insert menu in Mathematica. Is there a way to do this? Usually there is a frontend token one can use....
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Misbehaving palettes

The behavior I am describing below may be OS specific, so I start by saying this is on Win7 x64. I'd like to have the Special Characters palette always available, and appearing on startup. However, ...
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Whye does the Debugger Control Palette keep popping up? [duplicate]

The Debugger Control Palette keeps popping up on my screen. It appeared for the first time when I checked the Debugger item in the Evaluation menu. Later on I unchecked the Debugger item and I ...
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How to save palette positions?

I have searched for an answer to this particular Mathematica annoyance, but I could not find an answer anywhere: Question I would really like to be able to save the position and state of my ...
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Using Palettes in Mathematica Online

my student is using the online version of Mathematica for my class; it appears to not have a palette feature for typing formatted input? This was kind of shocking to me; why wouldn't there be a ...
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How to display an image at native size on a display using CreatePalette? [duplicate]

I am trying to display an image in a new Notebook, centered on the display, using CreatePalette. Here is example code: ...
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How to place window on second screen?

I am trying to open a window on a second screen (a thunderbolt display attached to a macbook pro) that is the full size of the second screen. Here is the command I use: ...
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How to open and explore the codes of the system Palettes files

The built in Palettes of Mathematica are simply .nb files which can be found in the following place: ...
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Palette Sizing Options [duplicate]

I am writing a palette to work with units on Mathematica 9, using just PasteButtons, and have a Button map that works as I want it to, but the formatting of the palette itself is giving me issues. I ...
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Strange caching of Palette's TaggingRules

Please follow those steps to get the idea about the problem: Let's create a palette: ...
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Construction of palettes [duplicate]

Is there a good documentation to help to construct my own palettes. The problem is to use a palette as an assistant to remember some long command line with many place holder and not to be obliged to ...
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Improving Pop-Up Workspace in Mathematica

Despite the recent improvements to Mathematica's statistical/data analysis tools it still doesn't have a built-in workspace interface for organizing and interacting with user defined variables/...
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Why does CreatePalette break my code?

I wrote some code to monitor the tasks that I'm doing - looks like this: Now it works just fine, but as soon as I wrap it up in palette it dies: Nothing updates.... I know there must be an easy way ...
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Paste & set color with a single button (for palettes)

I need to use some colors frequently so I decided to make a palette for this. This is an example palette button that inserts a color: ...
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Interactions between windows & dynamically updating scrollbars

Consider the following code: ...
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How to enter options when using an input palette

Integrate[1/(x^2 + y^2 + z^2)^(5/2), {x, 0, b}, {y, 0, l}, GenerateConditions -> False] We can type in the above expression easily. But if someone new to ...
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Behavior of code changes after a palette is installed

Please consider the toy code here: ...
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Writing Assistant is always on top

Title explains it. Even when I am asking this question on google chrome, Writing assistant is still on the screen.
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How to use PageBreakPalette?

I would like to use PageBreakPallete from http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/TechNotes/4094/ I did ...
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Behavior of custom file chooser code changes when placed inside DynamicModule

My primary objective is to build a file chooser that aides a user in selecting files into one of two categories. Files can be individually selected, or based on the clicking of a specific checkbox, ...
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Button action monitored with progress bar

Let's say you have a palette with a button that has to do some time-consuming task when clicked: ...
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How can I uninstall palettes?

I am a first-time user pf Mathematica (V10). I know it's easy to install palettes, but uninstalling them drives me crazy. I want to delete one. Who can help me to do that?
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How can I force an installed, user-created palette to automatically evaluate?

I have created a palette in Mathematica v10.0.2, and used the Menu-->Palettes-->Install Palette functionality to successfully install it. When I choose my palette (from the dropdown menu), rather ...
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CreatePalette producing two palettes

f := CreatePalette[PasteButton[α]]; f Evaluating f will generate two palettes and this is not expected. Before version 10, I ...
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How can programmatically close the palette automatically opened by the Notation package [duplicate]

I use << Notation in my init.m to load some custom notations, but now every time I start the kernel the palette always shows up, is any way to stop that? I ...
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fields entry in ref/StreamPlot

In the ref/StreamPlot help file in Mathematica 10.0.2, we see the following image: Can someone explain how I would type this into an input cell?
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How do I create palette window with status area?

I would like to create a palette with a small empty bar at the bottom that displays text as the user hovers their mouse over various buttons (like at the bottom of the built-in "Basic Type-setting" ...
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How we can make a simple pallette to change the Font characteristics?

I am trying to make a new Palette with some buttons on it called, for example, "Arial", "Bookman" etc. plus some other buttons specifying sizes(12,14,..) and some prefered Colors for the fonts. I ...