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represents a color slider currently set to the color corresponding to color.
uses the dynamically updated current value of color, with the value of color being reset if the color is modified.
represents a color slider with an initial gray color.
  • ColorSlider[...] displays in a notebook as a color slider that can be manipulated interactively.
  • The following options can be given:
AppearanceElementsAutomaticelements to include in the color slider
BaselinePositionAutomaticalignment relative to surrounding text
BaseStyle{}base style specifications for the color slider
EnabledAutomaticwhether the color slider is enabled, or grayed out
ImageMargins0margins around the image of the displayed color slider
ImageSizeAutomaticthe overall image size of the displayed color slider
  • A default color slider includes "Swatch" and "Spectrum" elements. Elements to use can be specified in any order in a list given as the setting for AppearanceElements.
  • The settings for BaseStyle are appended to the default style typically given by the "ColorSlider" style in the current stylesheet.
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