represents an object which displays as e, but is interpreted as the dynamically updated current value of Setting[e] if supplied as Wolfram Language input.


displays as e, but is interpreted as f[e] if supplied as input.


  • DynamicSetting[e] returns an object which remains unchanged until it is explicitly supplied as Wolfram Language input, and evaluated using , Evaluate in Place, etc.
  • In the object returned by DynamicSetting, all controls such as sliders are operable.


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Basic Examples  (2)

Displays as a slider, but gives the slider's setting when used as input:

Copy the output to use as active input:

Copy and use Evaluate in Place () to display as an actual color swatch:

Possible Issues  (1)

DynamicSetting needs to be evaluated first using Evaluate in Place:

Introduced in 2007