The functionality provided by GUIKit has been superseded by the interface construction and controls functions native to the built-in Wolfram Language.

resolves an interface definition to its top-level completely loaded widget and enclosing widgets.

passes arguments to the interface definition.


  • To use GUIResolve, you first need to load GUIKit using Needs["GUIKit`"].
  • GUIResolve returns the top-level root widget in a definition, possibly modified with some scripting.
  • GUIResolve does not create a GUIObject for post-manipulation, nor does it preserve an environment.
  • GUIResolve is a variant of GUILoad.
  • GUIResolve is useful for loading model widgets within an interface library where the non-GUI content is dynamically populated with scripting.
  • src can be a file name, a user interface expression definition, an XMLDocument interface expression, or a GUIObject.
  • If arguments are included, they are passed as arguments to the interface definition and are available from the widget registry through the names "##", "#1", "#2", and so forth.
  • The following options can be given:
  • ReleaseMethodAutomaticdetermines when a GUIObject is released
    IncludedScriptContexts{}extends the active $ContextPath that Script blocks use

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Load and resolve a definition whose top-level widget is a list object:

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The content is populated with values within the definition:

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