WidgetReference

WidgetReference[id]
looks up an existing widget instance using identifier id and return the underlying object.

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  • To use , you first need to load GUIKit using Needs["GUIKit`"].
  • is used to find an existing widget instance and return the underlying object; it never creates a new instance. It is most useful if you want to pass the object from a widget to another function.
  • Other interface definition functions can assign names or identifiers to widgets to make them available for lookup.

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WidgetReference allows you to use a name to access the underlying object:

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With the underlying object you can call methods that are not exposed as properties:

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It is also possible to call a method of a named widget using InvokeMethod:

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