Placeholder

Placeholder[name]

represents a placeholder labeled with name that indicates a place to type.

Placeholder[]

gives the empty placeholder .

Details

  • moves from one placeholder to the next in an expression.

Examples

Basic Examples  (3)

Create a grid of placeholders which can be tabbed through and typed into:

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Create a grid of named placeholders:

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Create a formula with named placeholders:

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See Also

Slot  DefaultElement  InputField  TemplateSlot

Introduced in 2008
(7.0)