creates a palette notebook containing expr, and opens it in the front end.


creates and opens a palette notebook consisting of a sequence of cells containing the expri.


replaces the notebook represented by the notebook object obj with the one obtained from expr.

Details and Options


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Basic Examples  (1)

Create a palette:

Scope  (4)

Create a palette with a column of buttons:

Make a palette for applying a square root sign to the selection:

Make a palette for listing files in the current directory:

Create a palette window with text and graphics:

Options  (5)

WindowElements  (1)

Make a scrolling palette:

WindowFloating  (1)

Set to False to make a palette that can be covered up by other windows:

WindowMargins  (1)

Set to Automatic to position a palette in the center of your screen:

WindowSize  (1)

Set the height of a palette to a fixed value while letting the width fit the contents:

WindowTitle  (1)

Set the title bar text for a palette:

Applications  (1)

Make a palette to change selected text to upper or lower case:

Wolfram Research (2007), CreatePalette, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2007), CreatePalette, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Language. 2007. "CreatePalette." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2007). CreatePalette. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from


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