Questions tagged [user-interface]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How to load a function from an external notebook that creates a docked cells toolbar?

I coded a compact toolbar in its own file nbtaskmate.nb for various common notebook tasks which I would like to load onto any notebook I might have open with a ...
4
votes
3answers
166 views

Computing and dynamically displaying the intersections of three circles

I don't understand why I get the following output: when in fact I was expecting to get $Failed, 1 or ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How to programmatically Evaluate Notebook (all cells in an open notebook) rather than from Evaluation menu? [duplicate]

I am working on a DockedCells toolbar for common tasks like Save, ClearAll, scrolling, etc., ...
7
votes
0answers
110 views

Has the Undo command really been settled? On version 12.1 it only works sporadically. What are some reasons it drops steps?

Although Undo has been around since version 10 (before my time) I've noticed that sometimes it works just fine up to the moment of the last ...
3
votes
1answer
66 views

How to convert function to MenuSetup.tr form

I have a function that removes any surrounding [] {} or () from the current selection of the notebook given by NotebookObject[]. ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

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....
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Why is my dynamic slider no longer working?

This used to work but I accidentally made some unrecoverable edits and it stopped displaying. It supposed to adjust the background color of the current notebook. Please have a look and see what is ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Please help validate autoSave function or refactor for better performance

I finally have my autoSave[] function that appears to work. Although it does automatically save file the DateString (dynamic in-...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

Can Mathematica be set to remind user to save after a set number of unsaved edits have occurred or after a set amount of time has passed?

I lost half a night's work just now because after about 6 months of learning and working with Mathematica it finally decided to crash on me for the very first time. Yeah my bad. At least I can ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

Cannot find a way to close a toolbar. I believe it's the Templating toolbar

Today I was looking at the menu: Windows > Toolbar > Templating (and the others) which I was able to toggle show/hide but this one refuses to toggle. I hope I am not stuck with it. I noticed that ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

Entering inline math not possible

I just noticed a problem when I tried to input an inline math cell, via "ctrl+(" this gives an unexpected beep but it is not starting inline math. Works fine in Mathematica 12.0 but not in Mathematica ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Problem displaying a window from a menu

I want to display a splash screen directly, but also via a menu. This is a minimal example ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Construct UI for image

I am trying to build the User interface, whereby when binarize is clicked, it gives its slider and its respective MeanIntensity and StandardDeviation. The same for EdgeDetect and MorpologicalBinarize. ...
0
votes
2answers
54 views

Inlcude binarize methods in Manipulate

I would require the binarize methods in the Manipulate interface. Thanks ...
4
votes
1answer
52 views

AnimationRunning option of Animate misbehaving

This simple example gives a strange error. ...
3
votes
0answers
166 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
105 views

In search of lost time: Mathematica keyboard shortcuts

I am wondering about all the shortcuts that there are in Mma, besides the documented ones in https://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/KeyboardShortcutListing.html. Are there any undocumented ...
56
votes
2answers
2k views

User interface Mathematica 12.1 terribly slow

I installed Mathematica 12.1 a few days ago and now I experience a serious speed slow down. When working with datasets for example Mathematica is close to be unusable. Even in the help systems it ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Splitting a SetterBar to multiple lines, wrapping at a given page margin?

I have 4 SetterBars linked to the same variable, and representing 593 choices in four categories. How might I get a sensical output that wraps to window or screen or some arbitrary margin? ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

How to ask the user via Input a Function? - Wolfram Mathematica

I need to ask the user the function to make some procedures. For example, instead of having at the code f[x_] := Sqrt[1 + x]; and then ...
3
votes
0answers
59 views

Does Mathematica 12 scale with gnome display settings?

I currently have Mathematica 11.3, and while I really like the software, windows are too tiny on my laptop. My laptop has a 4K monitor, and I have to manually increase the magnification every time I ...
6
votes
0answers
54 views

How to create a conditional EventHandler

Summary Can we make something like the following work as an action for EventHandler? ...
8
votes
1answer
164 views

How to make a Locator3D/LocatorSphere?

On Making a LocatorSphere: Okay so I'm trying to realize a Locator3D-esque functionality for Mathematica. Something like a <...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Vertically resize grid item to fill row height

I am trying to find a way to have an item in a grid cell that always fill the available vertical space enforced by the remaining items (without enforcing any row height itself). One of my (many) ...
5
votes
1answer
57 views

Button to generate a report not working

I'm trying to create a Button that - when pressed - creates a report using a template. Here is a minimal example: ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

CurrentScreenImage not giving complete image of screen

Running 12.0.0 on Windows 64, with dual monitors When I give the following as input: CurrentScreenImage[] rather than seeing an image of the complete screens ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Weird display usage bug by Mathematica 12 on Windows 8 - how to fix it?

Since I've upgraded to Mathematica 12 on Windows 8, this very weird behaviour has started occuring: (Essentially: the notebook area gets shrunk and minified and an unusable black area appears.) It ...
4
votes
1answer
64 views

Evaluate in place annoyance

I want to use the following expression to get a string value: Row[{"Enter index identifier: ", InputField[Dynamic[indexidentifier], String]}] and I also want to ...
10
votes
2answers
630 views

Distance measures on a map of a game

I have an image which my DM made of map for a DND game and I want to do two things. Click on two points on my map, then based on the key for scaling have Mathematica tell me how far apart those ...
1
vote
2answers
142 views

MapThread conflicting with DynamicModule

Cross-posted: https://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/1625808 Answer posted on Wolfram Community I'm creating an interactive UI which allows the user to import data from a spreadsheet, perform ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

Command + F suddenly does not work anymore on Mathematica 11.3

I use Mathematica v.11.3 on a MacBook Pro (end of 2013). Starting two days ago the function Find does not work anymore: when I try Cmnd+F, the menu bar becomes blue for about one second, but nothing ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

GUI performance on OS X Mojave

I am running Mathematica 11.3 on OS X Mojave and experiencing extremely slow GUI performance. Scrolling is worse than controlling Mathematica in Linux KDE over teamviewer half around the world away, ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Attempting to create a toolbar with notebook tabs, unable to properly integrate functions

I recently learned that all the default Mathematica palettes were actually created in mathematica, and i have been trying to make something similar myself. And since learning that the DockedCell ...
2
votes
1answer
121 views

Remove “Template Notebook” header?

I'm not sure how this happened, but all of a sudden my notebook has an extra "Template Notebook" header, see screenshot: I'd like to remove this header and go back to the regular notebook layout. How ...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

F1 unresponsive at start up

I have Mathematica 11.3 installed on two PCs. My home PC runs Linux and does not have a problem. On my office PC (Windows 7) I find that on start up, pressing F1 to get context sensitive help is ...
6
votes
0answers
301 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
188 views

How to use ? (short help of multiple functions)

I want to use ? Command in multiple functiones to make a list of quick references for the most common mathematica commands and print it as pdf. For example ...
2
votes
0answers
132 views

How to create a workbook type notebook?

I have some long workflows where the current method of sectioning and expand/collapse is becoming tedious. I would like to create a workbook type notebook; a notebook that owns fully functioning child ...
7
votes
1answer
270 views

Mathematica steals focus after finishing computation

This is happening after I upgraded to 11.3. I am on Linux Mint. Whenever mathematica finishes evaluating the cells in a Notebook, if that Notebook is minimized, it will pop up and steal focus from my ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

How to use Dynamic and Setting inside a DynamicModule?

Consider an image (img) as Using the following code I can dynamically change the value of t and see the updated components. <...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

size of images in dialogboxes [duplicate]

I am having issues with the size of multiple images in dialog boxes. I am trying to create a dialog box that handles three images (red green and blue channels obtained by a microscope) with color and ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

Assigning variables whilst in a context

When working in a context, I would like all variable assignments to happen on symbols in the new context. This doesn't normally happen. For example, ...
2
votes
0answers
155 views

Why am I getting this suggestion? What does it even mean? [closed]

After I finished writing the following code snippet ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Using Mma 9 is there a quicker way (using a keyboard combination or a button) to execute a Mma program than typing Alt+V and then O? [duplicate]

Another question asks whether there is a keyboard shortcut for evaluating a notebook. The answer is yes. The quickest way that someone came up with was pressing Alt+V and then O, but the question did ...
25
votes
1answer
655 views

Pop-up appeared and then disappeared during first documentation search in 11.2

After installing Mathematica 11.2, the first time I searched for something in the help center a pop-up appeared and then disappeared. It didn't appear on a subsequent search, even if I restarted ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

How to delete a Cell with a particular Tag in Mathematica 8?

If I have a Cell with a particular tag CellTag->"MyCell", I could delete it in Mathematica 9 or later with ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

Suggested functions illegible

I recently updated to Mathematica 11 and now the box which suggests what function you might be typing is completely illegible: Is there any way to change the text / background color in this box or ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

How to change window color of mathematica?

My mathematica interface changed color and became blueish. It is very hard to read it. What is the option to revert to the original color? I am on (Arch) Linux.