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Overview of the Maplet Builder Palette Pane

  

The Maplet Builder Palette pane displays palettes, which contain Maplet elements, organized by category. The categories are:

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Body Elements

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Dialog Elements

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Menu Elements

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Toolbar Elements

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Other Elements

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Layout Elements

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Command Elements

 

Body Elements

Dialog Elements

Menu Elements

ToolBar Elements

Other Elements

Layout Elements

Command Elements

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Body Elements

  

 

  

- Button.  This element defines a button in a Maplet.  For more information, see Button.

  

 

  

- Check Box.  This element defines a check box in a Maplet.  For more information, see CheckBox.

  

 

  

- Combo Box.  This element defines a combination box, in which the user can enter text or select an item from the list, in a Maplet.  For more information, see ComboBox.

  

 

  

- Drop-Down Box.  This element defines a drop-down box, from which the user can select an item, in a Maplet. For more information, see DropDownBox.

  

 

  

- Label.  This element defines a label in a Maplet.  For more information, see Label.

  

 

  

- List Box.  This element defines a list box, in which the user can select zero or more items, in a Maplet.  For more information, see ListBox.

  

 

  

- MathML Editor.  This element defines a MathML editor in a Maplet that provides editing functionality for entering math expressions.  For more information, see MathMLEditor.

  

 

  

- MathML Viewer.  This element defines a MathML viewer for displaying 2-D math in a Maplet.  For more information, see MathMLViewer.

  

 

  

- Plotter.  This element defines a plot viewer to display or animate functions in a Maplet.  For more information, see Plotter.

  

 

  

- Radio Button.  This element defines a radio button in a Maplet.  For more information, see RadioButton.

  

 

  

- Slider.  This element defines a slider in a Maplet, which allows the user to select an integer between two points.  For more information, see Slider.

  

 

  

- Table.  This element defines a Maplet table.  For more information, see Table.

  

 

  

- Text Box.  This element defines a text box for input or output in a Maplet.  For more information, see TextBox.

  

 

  

- Text Field.  This element defines a text field, which is a single line text box, in a Maplet.  For more information, see TextField.

  

 

  

- Toggle Button.  This element defines a toggle button, a button that the user can click to alternate between the in (true) and out (false) states, in a Maplet. For more information, see ToggleButton.

Dialog Elements

  

 

  

- Alert Dialog.  This element defines an alert dialog designed with a caption and two buttons, OK and Cancel. For more information, see AlertDialog.

  

 

  

- Color Dialog.  This element defines a color dialog designed for easy selection of colors from a color palette.  For more information, see ColorDialog.

  

 

  

- Confirm Dialog.  This element defines a confirmation dialog designed with a caption and three buttons, Yes, No, and Cancel.  For more information, see ConfirmDialog.

  

 

  

- File Dialog. This element defines a file chooser dialog designed for easy navigation of your system.  For more information, see FileDialog.

  

 

  

- Input Dialog.  This element defines an input dialog designed with a caption, a textfield, and two buttons, OK and Cancel.  For more information, see InputDialog.

  

 

  

- Message Dialog.  This element defines a message dialog designed with a caption and an OK button. For more information, see MessageDialog.

  

 

  

- Question Dialog.  This element defines a question dialog designed with a caption and two buttons, Yes and No For more information, see QuestionDialog.

Menu Elements

  

A Maplet window can contain a menu bar. A menu bar can contain one or more menus, each with menu items, check box menu items, radio button menu items, and menu separators. You can add a popup menu to a Text Field or Text Box.

  

 

  

- Check Box Menu.  This element defines an entry with a check box in a menu.  For more information, see CheckBoxMenu.

  

 

  

- Menu.  This element defines a menu in a menu bar.  For more information, see Menu.

  

 

  

- Menu Bar.  This element defines a window menu bar.  For more information, see MenuBar.

  

 

  

- Menu Item.  This element defines an entry in a menu.  For more information, see MenuItem.

  

 

  

- Menu Separator.  This element specifies a horizontal line in a menu.  For more information, see MenuSeparator.

  

 

  

- Popup Menu.  This element defines a popup menu in a TextField or TextBox element (see Body Elements).  For more information, see PopupMenu.

  

 

  

- Radio Button Menu.  This element defines an entry with a radio button in a menu.  For more information, see RadioButtonMenu.

ToolBar Elements

  

A Maplet window can contain a toolbar. A toolbar can contain toolbar buttons and separators.

  

 

  

- Toolbar.  This element defines a window toolbar.  For more information, see ToolBar.

  

 

  

- Toolbar Button.  This element defines a button in a toolbar.  For more information, see ToolBarButton.

  

 

  

- Toolbar Separator.  This element defines a separator in a toolbar.  For more information, see ToolBarSeparator.

Other Elements

  

 

  

- Action.  This element defines an action in a Maplet.  For more information, see Action.

  

 

  

- Argument.  This element specifies the argument of a Maple function call.  For more information, see Argument.

  

 

  

- Button Group.  This element associates radio and toggle buttons so that at most one in the group can be selected.  For more information, see ButtonGroup.

  

 

  

- Font.  This element specifies a font for an element, for example, a Window element or TextBox element.  For more information, see Font.

  

 

  

- Image.  This element specifies a JPEG or GIF image in a Maplet.  For more information, see Image.

  

 

  

- Return.  This element contains ReturnItem elements, which specify the values to return to Maple when the Maplet closes.  For more information, see Return.

  

 

  

- Return Item.  This element specifies which values are returned to Maple when the Maplet closes.  For more information, see ReturnItem.

Layout Elements

  

A Maplet window accepts two layout schemes, box layout and grid layout.  A box layout is a relative layout scheme in which you can control where items appear horizontally or vertically relative to other elements. A grid layout is a square layout in which all elements must appear within a square grid.

  

 

  

- Box Cell.  This element specifies an entry in a BoxColumn, BoxLayout, or BoxRow element.  For more information, see BoxCell.

  

 

  

- Box Layout.  This element defines a box layout in a Maplet.  For more information, see BoxLayout.

  

 

  

- Grid Cell.  This element specifies an entry in a row of a grid layout.  For more information, see GridCell.

  

 

  

- Grid Layout.  This element defines a grid layout in a Maplet.  For more information, see GridLayout.

  

 

  

- Horizontal Glue.  This element adds flexible spacing in its location in a BoxRow of a box layout.  For more information, see HorizontalGlue.

  

 

  

- Vertical Glue.  This layout element adds flexible spacing in its location in a BoxColumn of a box layout.  For more information, see VerticalGlue.

Command Elements

  

 

  

- Close Window.  This command element closes a window in a running Maplet.  For more information, see CloseWindow.

  

 

  

- Evaluate.  This command element runs a Maple procedure with the given set of arguments.  For more information, see Evaluate.

  

 

  

- Run Dialog.  This command element displays a dialog defined in the running Maplet.  For more information, see RunDialog.

  

 

  

- Run Window.  This command element displays a window defined in the running Maplet. For more information, see RunWindow.

  

 

  

- Set Option.  This command element sets the value of an option in a specified element.  For more information, see SetOptions.

  

 

  

- Shutdown.  This command element closes a Maplet.  For more information, see Shutdown.

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