$ControlActiveSetting

$ControlActiveSetting

is a symbol whose value is True if it is evaluated while a control is active, or in certain other previewing situations.

Details

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Detect when controls in Manipulate are being used:

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Out[1]=Play Animation

Most plot functions use $PerformanceGoal to control visualization quality:

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Hence the default behavior is effectively the following:

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Out[2]=Play Animation

See Also

ControlActive  $DynamicEvaluation  $PerformanceGoal

Introduced in 2007
(6.0)