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Re: Button Help Example

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  • Subject: [mg81254] Re: Button Help Example
  • From: j.f.b.payne at
  • Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:30:34 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fclav5$fcj$>

Hello David,


Button["Color...", Print[SystemDialogInput["Color"]]]

On Windows XP this works if you click on one of the _existing_
Moving the cursor round on the large continuous colour square seems to
be just for "adding custom color", so unless you do that, it has no


On 17 Sep, 08:39, "David Park" <djmp... at> wrote:
> One of the examples in the Button documentation is one that opens the color
> selector:
> Button["Color...", SystemDialogInput["Color"]]
> It does indeed open the color selector, but when one selects a color and
> clicks OK nothing seems to happen.
> Can anyone turn this into a useful and functional example?
> --
> David Park
> djmp... at comcast.net

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