In Version 6.0, ButtonExpandable has been superseded by ImageSize->Full.


is an option for the low-level function ButtonBox that specifies whether the button should expand to fill any GridBox position in which it appears.


  • The default setting is ButtonExpandable->True.
  • This setting is usually used for all buttons that appear in palettes.
  • With ButtonExpandable->False, the size of a button is determined purely by its contents, independent of its environment.
  • With ButtonExpandable->False, gutters will often be left between buttons in a GridBox.

See Also

FrameMargins  ButtonMinHeight  TextJustification

Introduced in 1996