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Re: Button[label, action] Change Font?

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  • Subject: [mg83607] Re: [mg83568] Button[label, action] Change Font?
  • From: Joe Sneed <jsneed at mines.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 04:16:17 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Colorado School of Mines
  • References: <200711231030.FAA25036@smc.vnet.net> <4746E38F.2050506@wolfram.com>

Carl:

Thanks for the quick response.

Yes, this appears to work.

But, I still remain a bit puzzled about WHY I can change some attributes 
of the button label from the format menu and not others.

Best wishes...

Joe

Carl Woll wrote:
> Joe Sneed wrote:
>
>> I want to change the font of the button label, but apparently can't 
>> do this.
>>
>> Using the "basic example" as input
>>
>> Button["Click Here" Print[10!]]
>>
>> obtaining the button with "Click Here" with type face plain, font 
>> Ariel.  
>>
> Use Style. For example:
>
> Button[Style["Click Here", Red, 24, FontFamily -> "Times"],
> Print[10!]]
>
> Carl Woll
> Wolfram Research
>
>> I can change the type face from the format menu to obtain type face 
>> bold. But I can not change the front, even though the corresponding 
>> expression (below) reveals that the font should be "Ariel Black", 
>> this face is not displayed.
>>
>> I can also change the type color, but apparently not the size.
>>
>> Might there  be some place where some things are set globally that 
>> overrides this setting?
>>
>> Cell[BoxData[
>> ButtonBox["\<\"Click Here\"\>",
>> Appearance->"DialogBox",
>> ButtonData->"paclet:ref/Click Here",
>> ButtonFrame->"DialogBox",
>> ButtonFunction:>Print[
>> Factorial[10]],
>> Evaluator->Automatic,
>> Method->"Preemptive"]], "Output",
>> ImageSize->{61, 25},
>> ImageMargins->{{0, 0}, {0, 0}},
>> ImageRegion->{{0, 1}, {0, 1}},
>> FontFamily->"Arial Black",
>> FontWeight->"Bold",
>> CellLabel->"Out[1]=",
>> CellID->23005]
>>
>> Any help much appreciated....
>>
>> Joe
>>  
>>
>
>


-- 
Joe Sneed
Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies
Colorado School of Mines
Golden CO USA
mailto:jsneed at mines.edu
http://www.mines.edu/fs_home/jsneed/





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