Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Software » comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica

Topic: variable-length input table
Replies: 1   Last Post: Aug 24, 2013 4:19 AM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Dushan Mitrovich

Posts: 22
Registered: 5/7/11
variable-length input table
Posted: Aug 21, 2013 1:53 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

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

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 ]




Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.