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Re: syntax-aware selection in palette notebook

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  • Subject: [mg112108] Re: syntax-aware selection in palette notebook
  • From: Arnoud Buzing <arnoudb at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 04:15:22 -0400 (EDT)

Not sure if this answers your question, but here are a few tips that 
might be useful when working with palettes:

1. Use CreatePalette[expr] to generate palettes:

cp[] := CreatePalette[Button["Create Palette", cp[]]]

cp[]

That way you have access to the code to generate a palette and you can 
modify that to make changes to your palette.


2. Under the 'Palettes' menu, there is a 'Generate Notebook from 
Palette'. After using this on a (selected) palette, you can then
look at the underlying cell expression with the Cell -> Show Expression 
menu item.


3. Assign the palette notebook object to a variable like so:

nb = cp[]

And then traverse the notebook expression to the BoxData and call
MakeExpression on it:

MakeExpression[NotebookGet[nb][[1, 1, 1]], StandardForm] // FullForm



--
Arnoud




On 8/22/10 7:10 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> If I have a palette notebook already created, how can I open it in a way
> that I (1) see the underlying expressions; and (2) can select in a
> syntax-aware manner, just like you can with input expressions in an
> ordinary notebook?
>
> Is there some way in Mathematica itself?
>
> In Workbench?  If so, how do you open the palette notebook there that way?
>


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