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Re: variable-length input table

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  • Subject: [mg131551] Re: variable-length input table
  • From: Dushan Mitrovich <dushanm at>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2013 04:20:34 -0400 (EDT)
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Dushan Mitrovich wrote:
> I'm writing a short program that processes user-supplied financial data
> and finally plots the results.  I'd like to arrange it so the input is
> via a table that the user can see and edit, and to which cases can be
> added.  Is an extendable table possible?
> Right now input is by way of
>       CreateDialog -> Grid -> InputField

correction (faulty memory), this should have been

        DialogInput -> Grid -> InputField
> and this produces a mini-table, one per case.  As soon as all the input
> for that case is done, the table disappears and a dialog asks if there
> are more cases.  Instead of a temporary mini-table for each case, I'd
> like to have a single, persisting table to which I can add cases as
> needed.  The number of cases can't assumed to be known ahead of time.
> I know Manipulate has a variable number of adjusters, but don't see how
> to apply this to my needs.
> Any suggestions for doing something like this?  Thanks.
> - Dushan
>     [ reverse the middle word of address to reply ]

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