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I want to know how can I see only the output when I deploy the Mathematica notebook in Player Pro as in CDF Player?

I have gone through this screencast on How to Encrypt Your Code for Deployment, but I haven't understood it properly.

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I'm having a similar problem with CDF player, I can't deploy it – Voyska Jul 10 '12 at 11:05
@GustavoBandeira: For deploying in CDF, you can use CDF Deploy. For eg. CDFDeploy[ToFileName["path", "name of cdf"]] path is where you want the cdf to be deployed. name of cdf is what name do you want to give to cdf which is to be deployed. – Jennifer Jul 10 '12 at 11:07
I know, but my code has something that does not let me deploy it, I'm not sure of what it should be. – Voyska Jul 10 '12 at 11:09
As far as I know, cdf cannot have dynamic import. May be your code has dynamic importing. – Jennifer Jul 10 '12 at 11:12
If it can't have dynamic, what should I use to make dynamic content? - Imagine I want to have an InputField and a Button, I input a value in the InputField and then pressing the button will append this value to a list, and this list is gonna be printed in some plot - Everytime I press the Button, the listplot must be refreshed. - How can it be done? – Voyska Jul 10 '12 at 11:15

If your question is really "How do I remove the input?", then you can evaluate

NotebookPut[DeleteCases[NotebookGet[], Cell[_, "Input", ___], Infinity]]

to create a fresh copy of a notebook with no Input cells in it. Then save as CDF.

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Its working fine when I execute the code for once. But when I I am closing Mathematica, cdf is not working. Why? How can I rectify this – Jennifer Jul 12 '12 at 5:44

Consider two versions of CDF:


  • Save as -> cdf (not deployed): you can see literally the source code via hitting shift+ctrl+E (hard to comprehend though ).

Deploy a cdf without showing source code:

  • click the output in your notebook.

  • choose File -> Deploy -> Standalone -> current selection

  • export this cdf to the selected location

You can also, copy the out put and simply paste it into a new CDF document.

You can typically make what you want to do with input work by hardcoding possible selections rather than free input. Make a List[] of options that some selection mechanism will access. Your selection of input just becomes another dynamic element. This should achieve what you want.

Note: you can also access any of Wolfram's computable data within a CDF.

Best if you can post an example of what you have tried. Then responders can give you more specific solutions.

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To prevent your code from appearing in the CDF file, simply double-click on the innermost cell bracket of your output cell. This collapses the input cell. Then select File...Deploy...Standalone...[save entire file)]. The resultant CDF file will neither show the input code nor allow it to be seen at all (since the cell bracket will not be available).

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In addition to the methods already suggested by others:

If you would like to have a CDF that consists of a single Manipulate you can simply copy the Manipulate box itself (i.e., the output of the Manipulate) to an empty notebook and save that as a CDF. If initialization with external variables is required use the Manipulate option SaveDefinitions->True and/or wrap your Manipulate in a DynamicModule.

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