Re: presentations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg104377] Re: presentations*From*: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>*Date*: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 02:59:26 -0500 (EST)*References*: <hc6g30$5dv$1@smc.vnet.net>

It is, and it is well worth the money. Kevin Francisco Gutierrez wrote: > Friends: > Is David Parks' presentation package --from his fantastic web page-- usable in v.7? > Fg > > > --- On Wed, 10/21/09, Jason Ledbetter <jasonbrent at gmail.com> wrote: > > > From: Jason Ledbetter <jasonbrent at gmail.com> > Subject: Re: Question on Dynamic with "DockedCell" > Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 5:29 AM > > > Hmm. That organizational structure is different than what I'm using. I guess > I need to comprehend the box structure of mathematica... for example > "BoxData" doesn't seem to be a documented primitive (It is referenced > inside the Cell[] documentation as a one-liner). > Is there a how-to or otherwise some documentation that describes when to use > BoxData vs. ToBoxes vs. whatever or is it one of those "It depends and it's > complicated" things? > > -jbl > > On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Adam Griffith <adamg at wolfram.com> wrote: > >> I would suggest placing the code for the menus in a DynamicModule. >> >> >> Notebook[........ , DockedCells->Cell[BoxData[ToBoxes at DynamicModule[..... >> all code.....], "DockedCell"]] >> >> -Adam >> >> >> Jason Ledbetter wrote: >> >>> Folk, >>> I'm attempting to create a dynamically-appearing set of choices/menus >>> using >>> ButtonBar in a notebook window but I've been unable to get the desired >>> affect to date. I've cobbled together the following code which almost does >>> what I'm looking for but I could use some pointers in getting the rest of >>> the way. >>> >>> The goal here is for the "topMenu" items to appear when the notebook is >>> first instantiated and for the "secondMenu" option to appear when a >>> "topMenu" option is selected. As it stands now, I'm having to start with >>> the >>> "secondMenu" option pre-defined to a bogus value. >>> >>> If I were to abstract my goal some more, I'm trying to figure out how to >>> dynamically add/remove RowBox items that include ButtonBars from the >>> notebook based on options that are selected. >>> >>> I'm guessing that I somehow need to programmatically generate the contents >>> of a Dynamically wrapped RowBox (e.g., Dynamic[RowBox[...]]) but I'm not >>> quite sure how to go about that just yet. >>> >>> Any help is greatly appreciated... >>> >>> Here's what I have thus far: >>> >>> --snip-- >>> Module[ >>> >>> {topMenu, secondMenu}, >>> >>> topMenu = {"option1", "option2"}; >>> secondMenu = {"No option selected"}; >>> >>> menuChoice[choice_] := Module[{}, >>> Switch[choice, >>> "option1", secondMenu = {"one", "selected"}, >>> "option2", secondMenu = {"two", "selected"}, _, Print[choice] >>> ]]; >>> >>> CreateWindow[DockedCells -> Cell[ >>> RowBox[ >>> { >>> ToBoxes[ >>> ButtonBar[ToString[#] :> menuChoice[#] & /@ topMenu] >>> ], >>> ToBoxes[ >>> Dynamic[ >>> ButtonBar[ToString[#] :> menuChoice[#] & /@ secondMenu] >>> ] >>> ] >>> } >>> ], >>> "DockedCell"], >>> TextAlignment -> Center >>> ] >>> ]; >>> >>> --snip-- >>> >>> >>> thanks, >>> >>> >>> -jbl >>> >>>