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represents a vertical slider at position y with range 0 to 1.
takes the position to be the dynamically updated current value of y, with the value of y being reset if the slider is moved.
VerticalSlider[y, {ymin, ymax}]
represents a vertical slider with range ymin to ymax.
VerticalSlider[y, {ymin, ymax, dy}]
represents a vertical slider that jumps in steps dy.
VerticalSlider[y, {{e1, e2, ...}}]
represents a slider in which equally spaced intervals correspond to successive settings ei.
VerticalSlider[y, {{{e1, h1}, {e2, h2}, ...}}]
uses intervals of relative heights hi for the ei.
  • VerticalSlider[...] displays in a notebook as a vertical slider that can be manipulated interactively.
  • VerticalSlider[n, {nmin, nmax, dn}] jumps to integer positions if nmin and dn are integers.  »
  • VerticalSlider[y] represents a slider running from value 0 at the bottom to value 1 at the top.
  • VerticalSlider[y, {ymax, ymin}] with ymax > ymin represents a slider running from value ymin at the top to value ymax at the bottom.  »
  • If the value of the slider is outside the range given, it will be displayed at one of the ends.
  • VerticalSlider[y, {0, 1, dy}] displays at position y, even if this is not a multiple of dy.
  • In VerticalSlider[y, {{e1, e2, ...}}], the ei can be any expressions, not just numbers.
  • The following options can be given:
AppearanceAutomaticthe overall appearance of the slider
AutoActionFalsewhether to move the slider automatically when the mouse is over it
BaselinePositionAutomaticalignment relative to surrounding text
BaseStyle{}base style specifications for the slider
ContinuousActionTruewhether to update continuously when the slider is moved
EnabledAutomaticwhether the slider is enabled, or grayed out
ImageMargins0margins around the image of the displayed slider
ImageSizeAutomaticthe overall image size of the displayed slider
  • Possible settings for Appearance include Tiny, Small, Medium and Large, as well as typically some other settings such as "LeftArrow" and "RightArrow".
  • The settings for BaseStyle are appended to the default style typically given by the "VerticalSlider" style in the current stylesheet.
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