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Re: ButtonBox and ButtonFuction


On 6 Oct 2000, Christopher Deacon wrote:

> How do I get use the button functions to automatically evaluate a function.
> In other words, if
> I have a button which says "Click here to evaluate" and f is a function,
> what should the ButtonBox[] function look like? [The Mathematica Book does
> not have good examples]

Given a ButtonBox[], if it is desired that clicking on the button will
cause the kernel to evaluate a function f[], then the syntax would look
like:

ButtonBox[
 "Click here to evaluate",
 ButtonEvaluator -> Automatic,
 ButtonFunction :> f[],
 Active -> True
]

For further help, see these notes on button construction.

http://library.wolfram.com/conferences/devconf99/hinton/Buttons19991022.nb

-- 
P.J. Hinton
User Interface Programmer                         paulh at wolfram.com
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.


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