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 Replaceable Content

Maple 2016 improves on the programmatic content generation tools introduced in Maple 2015.  DocumentTools:-InsertContent allows the insertion into a worksheet a block of worksheet content, called a task.  With a new option, you can programatically replace a task with new content:

 • replaceid: replace previously inserted worksheet content

In this example we create an application that constructs new user interface elements on the fly.  That is, we start with a plot and a table.  On each click of the plot, we tear down the whole interface and rebuild it as a plot and a bigger table.  This allows us to redefine the user interface as needed.

Step 1: Execute this Code Edit region

PlotAndFunctionTable() procedure



Step 2: Execute the following command, and then click on the plot to add points to the table

$\mathrm{PlotAndFunctionTable}\left(\mathrm{tan}\left(x\right),\mathrm{cot}\left(x\right)\right);$

click on the plot to add points to the table below

 x click-y ${\mathbf{tan}}{\mathbf{}}\left({\mathbit{x}}\right)$ ${\mathbf{cot}}{\mathbf{}}\left({\mathbit{x}}\right)$ 0.00 0.00 0 undefined -5.48 0.95 1.031031258 .7078304460 -2.35 1.03 1.013618230 .6028548851 0.78 0.95 .9965031975 .7078304460 3.92 1.03 .9796761602 .6028548851



The definition of the procedure in the Code Edit region is given below.  The flow is:

 • $\mathrm{PlotAndFunctionTable}\left(\mathrm{tan}\left(x\right),\mathrm{cot}\left(x\right)\right);$ — calls ModuleApply, which generates the worksheet XML, and injects it into the current document via DocumentTools:-InsertContent.
 • Click() — when a user clicks on the plot, the Click() method is called.  This generates new worksheet XML and replaces the old interface via a call to DocumentTools:-InsertContent, giving it the replaceid option with the name of any one of the components present in the original task.