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ButtonBox[boxes] represents a button in a notebook, displaying boxes and performing an action when it is clicked on.
The default action is to paste boxes at your current insertion point.
Other actions can be specified using options.
ButtonBox objects are used to implement palette buttons, hyperlinks and other active elements in notebooks.
ButtonBox objects are active when either they or the cell that contains them has the option Active->True.
When ButtonBox objects are active, they perform an action whenever they are clicked on. Otherwise, clicking on them simply selects them or their contents.
ButtonBox[boxes, ButtonStyle->"style"] takes the properties of the ButtonBox from the specified style. The style for a ButtonBox can specify both its appearance and its action.
The following options affecting button appearance can be given:
The following options affecting button action can be given:
ButtonBox[ ... ] is by default interpreted as Button[ ... ] if it is given as input to the Mathematica kernel.
See Section 2.9.10 and Section 2.11.6.
See also: Dialog, Input.
New in Version 3.