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Re: Button Behavior OnClick

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  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:24:42 -0500 (EST)
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See the last of the "Basic Examples" in the Setter documentation for something which does exactly this.  SetterBar may also be of some interest to you.


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

On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 00:35:10 -0500 (EST), Scott Colwell wrote:
> This seems like it should be simple enough to do, but I can't figure it
> out.
> How do you get a button to look like it is pressed only when it has been
> pressed, and then unpressed when another button is selected.
> Seems to me there should be a simple OnClick command that says If A is
> pressed, then make A looked pressed but not B. If B is pressed, then make
> B look pressed but not A. I can sort of get the effect with mouseover but
> it doesn't stay.  Any ideas?
> Row[{
> Mouseover[Button["Option A", Print[10!]],
> Button["Option A", Print[10!], Appearance -> "Pressed"]],
> Spacer[10],
> Mouseover[Button["Option B", Print[10!]],
> Button["Option B", Print[10!], Appearance -> "Pressed"]]
> }]

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