Palettes - Maple Help

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

 - 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.

 - 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

 - 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.

 - 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.

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.