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Re: How can I make graphics unselectable?

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  • Subject: [mg109297] Re: How can I make graphics unselectable?
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 06:52:35 -0400 (EDT)
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On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 05:51:38 -0400 (EDT), axel wrote:
> I wrote a Manipulate based application in v7 which produces graphical
> output. The Code is invisible, because I closed the cell and made the
> cell brackets invisible. Now, If a user selects part of the graphical
> output, a tooltip appears which says "double click to edit, CTRL-d for
> tools". If the user tries to move the selected object, the cell
> containing the code opens and becomes visible. This is undesirable.
> How  can I avoid this, eg. make the graphics unselectable?
> Thank you in advance, Gurus.

Add Deployed->True as an option to your Manipulate.  This will cause the entire 
body of the Manipulate to become unselectable.


John Fultz
jfultz at
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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