Re: Button Question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg84336] Re: Button Question*From*: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>*Date*: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 23:55:26 -0500 (EST)*References*: <fkanep$de5$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi John, you entered the probabilities as strings not as numbers. hope this helps, Daniel John wrote: > The cell, pasted below, is in my notebook. When the cell is evaluated, > It prints a button, labeled simulate, but clicking on the button does > not print the six simulated integers that RandomInteger computed. > > The error message says that the list of probabilities, entered as > shown below, is not a probability distribution recognized by the > system, but {1/6,1/6,1/6,1/6,1/6,1/6} is a valid multinomial > distribution. > > ButtonEvaluator, not mispelled, is printed in red. The color red must > be an indication of an error of some kind, but I have no idea what it > is. > > Cell[ButtonBox["Simulate", Active -> True, > ButtonFunction -> > Print[RandomInteger[ > MultinomialDistribution[ > 100, {"1", "/", "6", "1", "/", "6", "1", "/", "6", "1", "/", > "6", "1", "/", "6", "1", "/", "6"}], 1]], > ButtonEvaluator -> Automatic] // DisplayForm, "Output"], > > In one example, I saw, the arrow between ButtonFunction and Print is > short and preceded by a colon. If if that notation is necessary, I > don't know how to do it. > > Helpful advice will be appreciated . > > John > > > > > >