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GUI Builder

A Graphic User Interface Builder
(23695 downloads for this version - 155531 downloads for all versions)
A more recent valid version exists: 4.2.3
Tan Chin Luh
David Violeau
Owner Organization
Trity Technogy , Lycee Saint Louis
Chin Luh Tan
Creation Date
January 16, 2012
Source created on
Scilab 5.4.x
Binaries available on
Scilab 5.4.x:
Windows 64-bit Windows 32-bit Linux 64-bit Linux 32-bit macOS
Install command
--> atomsInstall("guibuilder")
            GUI Builder is a Graphic User Interface Builder  under Scilab.

The program allows you to build your GUI quickly, and the code for the gui would
be generated automatically.

Version 2.3 (16 January 2012) by David Violeau
	* Feature : ask confirmation before create a new GUI or open an existing one
	* Feature : posibility to move by 4 buttons a group of buttons

Version 2.2 (17 November 2011) - New 2.2 features have been contributed by David

	* Feature : Close user figure and create a new one
	* Feature : Open existing interface by clicking on Open and select a file
	* Feature : Save and rewrite existing functions when you open a file
	* Feature : Add a new menu - Alignments in order to align vertically or
horizontally handles, and also adapt their size
	* Feature : select more than one entity
	* Feature : automatic writing of parameters of the figure (you select the
colour, size, position of the figure and it is used for the user interface)
	* Feature : main menus of Guibuilder depending on the language (Edit-> Edition
in French...)

Version 2.1-3 (12 July 2011)
1. Bug Fix : Space in the x_dialog default string (guibuilder)
2. Bug Fix : handles string vector in listbox and popupmenu (guicontrolcreate,
3. Bug Fix : Bug when deleting the last remaining object on figure (guibuilder)
4. Feature : Grid on the layout window (guibuilder)
5. Feature : Better Appearance in pallettes (guibuilder)

Version 2.1-2 (13 Mar 2011)
1. Bug Fix : Change "uipropsedit" function which try to change Style properties
of uicontrol object after creation. 

Version 2.1 (10 Mar 2011)
1. Bug Fix : Inserting uicontrol style into the generated code
2. New : Launch GUI once done

Version 2.0 New Features (20th Dec 2010)
1. Creating GUI graphically, including 9 types of uicontrols and axes.
2. User is allowed to modify most of the properties of an object via new
properties editor.
3. User is able to modify the gui created by guibuilder 2.0, by importing the
previous sce with syntax "guibuilder('filename.sce');"

Version 1.1 New Features
1. Changes of size, position, and object deletion could be done interactively
p/s: Thanks Dave for contributing ideas. 

Version 1.0 limitation
1. The output GUI size is fixed
2. During the design, the user only have 1 chance to place the uicontrol. There
are no way to resize, modify the properties, or undo the previous operation. All
changes only could be done in the generated code.
3. Limited properties are user-defined
	a. Tag - Used as the pointer to the uicontrol
	b. String - Used as the display name at certains uicontol
	c. Callback - Whether the uicontrol needs a callback, if yes, the callback name
would use the Tag + _callback.

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OS-independent binary for Scilab 5.4.x
Binary version
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Comments (6)     Leave a comment 
Comment from Michael BAUDIN -- August 7, 2012, 09:43:19 PM    

I just looked at the demos at :

Thank you for sharing this great module!

Is there a website to report bugs?


Answer from Chin Luh Tan -- August 8, 2012, 04:11:39 AM    
Hi Michael,

Thanks for your message. I am not too sure the bugzilla --> Atoms Module is the right 
place to file the bugs, but you could always email me on the bug. 

Comment from Mizu Hisshiro -- March 14, 2013, 04:44:47 PM    
I have a question. When I downloaded Guibuilder, the program couldn't do anything and I 
can't work with the consol. So, what can I do?
My professor said the reason is because my antivirus thinks is a virus, but I believe is
Comment from Chin Luh Tan -- May 14, 2014, 04:48:02 AM    
yes, this version need to be modified to work with 5.5, it would be up in a few days time.

Comment from Efi Athanasiou -- February 18, 2015, 04:02:38 PM    
I am using SciLab 5.5.0 and when I try to install GuiBuilder it actually gets version
I have downloaded version 3.0.1 but I don't know what to do in order to install it. Maybe
I should I extract the files to a specific directory ?

Kind regards
Comment from Chin Luh Tan -- March 1, 2015, 04:51:44 PM    
sorry for late reply, u could just use command atomsInstall
('pathname\') to install offline.

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