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I have a program using Manipulate. The program given certain values will compute some values. I want these values to appear in a 3D list plot but the problem I am facing is that when the user changes the parameter the previous plot will disappear.

How can I keep the previous points plotted even after the user changes the values of x or y with the Manipulators? I want the user to see all the points.

Here is an example:

Manipulate[ListPointPlot3D[{{0, 0, 0}, {x + y, x, y/2}}], 
  {x,  0, 10}, 
  {y, 0, 5}]

I want the plot to show all the points where the user changes x and y not just the latest.

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You could simply maintain a list of points to which you append the latest values:

data = {{0, 0, 0}};
Manipulate[
 ListPointPlot3D[AppendTo[data, {x + y, x, y/2}]], 
 {x, 0, 10}, {y, 0, 5}, TrackedSymbols :> {x, y}]

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Thank you very much –  moe May 24 at 16:53
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