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Re: Manipulate with Wrapping SetterBars

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  • Subject: [mg80383] Re: Manipulate with Wrapping SetterBars
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 04:56:57 -0400 (EDT)
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On Aug 20, 2:37 am, "David Park" <djmp... at> wrote:
> I always find that there is a disconnect in the documentation in specifying
> the operation of various ControlTypes in Manipulate. Various Control
> elements have options but it is never quite clear how these options are to
> be supplied to the Manipulate statement.
> So here is a simple case that has me stymied. I want to display a long
> SetterBar and I want it to wrap to the size of the displayed expression. But
> I can't make the SetterBar wrap even though, according to the documentation,
> there is a SetterBar option that is suppose to make it wrap - and does for
> one example.
> nvalues = Flatten[Table[{2, 3, 5, 7, 10} 10^i, {i, 0, 4}]];
> Manipulate[
>  Row[{Text["The value of the parameter n used in this case is: "],
>    n}],
>  {{n, First[nvalues], "n: "}, nvalues, ControlType -> SetterBar,
>   Appearance -> "Row"}]
> I don't think the Appearance->"Row" option is even being picked up.
> And even if it does get picked up, how can I control the wrapping width of
> the SetterBar?
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> David Park
> djmp... at comcast.net

When I changed your example from "Row" to "Horizonal", Mathematica disabled
the line wrapping, as described under the Options->Appearance
documentation section of the SetterBar help entry.

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