Placeholder

Placeholder[name]

represents a placeholder labeled with name that indicates a place to type.

Placeholder[]

gives the empty placeholder .

Details

  • moves from one placeholder to the next in an expression.

Examples

Basic Examples  (3)

Create a grid of placeholders which can be tabbed through and typed into:

Create a grid of named placeholders:

Create a formula with named placeholders:

Wolfram Research (2008), Placeholder, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Placeholder.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2008), Placeholder, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Placeholder.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_placeholder, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Placeholder}", year="2008", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Placeholder.html}", note=[Accessed: 23-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_placeholder, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Placeholder}, year={2008}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Placeholder.html}, note=[Accessed: 23-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2008. "Placeholder." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Placeholder.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2008). Placeholder. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Placeholder.html