# Tagged Questions

Questions on Mathematica's ability to create "moving pictures" from its graphical output, including exporting these animations to other formats.

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### How to create a smile animation in Mathematica?

I want to create a yellow smile, with normal mouth which smiles in cycle. I only know that I need to use CDF player and Manipulate, but do not have any idea how to do that. Thanks!
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### Arrowheads on parametric curves [duplicate]

I have the following animated parametric curve where the gap looks like it's rotating in the counterclockwise direction. ...
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### Import a jpeg file and a mov file and display them side by side

I am planning to use Mathematica for a presentation. In one of the slides I need to place a jpeg file side by side to a mov file. ...
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### Animating an InterpolationFunction and its integral

I have a list of data that I interpolate (Omega[t]) and animate - it is working fine, but an Integrate over the ...
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### Scaling vectors in an animated vector field [duplicate]

I want to animate a VectorPlot3D. But, Mathematica rescales the vectors in every frame. Can you scale them all to one fix point? For example, scale the vectors on ...
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### Error message with Animate?

I have a error message, but after I execute ndsolve cell is all right.What is the Reason for this error? ...
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### Stitching Mathematica-produced movies together

I have hundred thousands of images from a numerical simulation and want to make a movie from them. This is easy done with Export["movie.mov", imagelist] However, ...
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### Adding dynamic graphics to an animation

I'm making this demonstration that draws a parametric plot of the unit circle, while at the same time has two plots off to the side that draw the sine and cosine curves. I have this made up as an ...
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### Rotation of a cylinder around its vertical axis [closed]

I want that that cylinder plotted by RevolutionPlot3D[{Sin[t], Cos[t], u}, {t, 0, 2 Pi}, {u, -10, 0.02}] to rotate around its vertical axis. If possible I want ...
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### Animation of a plane wave

I want to animate in 3D the plane wave $\sin(\omega t+kx+\phi)$, but following the form from the documentation, I can only make $k$ or $\omega$ vary, and I want $t$ to change. How do I do that?
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### Solving and Animating Three Body Problem

I am attempting to solve a three-body problem using the Lagrange formalism, with a 1/r potential. I started off by defining T and U (kinetic and potential energy) as follows: ...
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### Animation stays blank during animation

In attempting to answer this question about animating a rolling disk, I constructed a ParametricPlot to Animate. The plot looks ...
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### Animated Wave propagation using split operator method

Here is the state of the art: By solving the time-dependent Schrödinger equation, one obtains that the propagated wave function after time step $\Delta t$ can be calculated by applying the time-...
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### Better way to visualize cylinder puzzle solution

The above puzzle has been a recent source of amusement in my clique. I decided to provide a visualization to motivate solution (here): My code: ...
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### How to trim the image after rotating?

Want to rotate this image and then trim it. consider image=R6UgC.jpg; Imrot=Rotate[image, 2 Degree]; ImageTrim[Imrot, {{560, 400}, {900, 900}}] getting error ...
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### Make animation with multiple external data files

I am currently solving PDEs for a discrete vector field with C++. The output at a time t is an array where each row represents a site and there are 6 columns, the first 3 give the position of the site ...
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### Random polyhedra walk

I would like to recreate ssch's random polyhedra random walk, which he posted in the chat. For convenience here it is again: This is my best attempt so far: You can download the notebook with ...
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### How to show several plots with ListAnimate

I'm having trouble running some animations, I would appreciate some help. I want to use the ListAnimate to show the results of a Monte Carlo simulation, that I ...
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### Animate jerky after closing and opening section cell

[ Edit: 31 March 2015: I have just upgraded to Mathematica 10.1.0.0 and the problem (bug) is no longer present.] Mathematica 10.0.1.0 Mac OS X 10.10.2 x86 MacBook Pro late 2013 Consider the ...
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### How to make a movie from a complex demonstration?

I have a complex Manipulate-based demonstration containing a few sliders and a Setterbar. I would like to make a movie out of it, avi, or whatever else. The ...
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### 4-leaves Rose's animation [duplicate]

I want to export an animation(gif type) for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$ like to the following gif. how can I do it(in the easiest way with mathematica) ?
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### How can I move a dot along a line? [duplicate]

I have a list of ordered pairs, named bob. They represent locations on a graph. bob = {{8, 5}, {8, 3}, {10, 10}, {9, 8}, {1, 3}, {9, 3}, {5, 3}, {3, 7}} I then ...
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### Exporting of Animated gif from polar plot

I want to export an animation(gif type) for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$ like to the following gif. how can I do it?
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### Making animations with Mathematica [duplicate]

I want to export an animation for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$, instead of directly using Animate. But I want a table of snapshots: movie = ParallelTable[...] and a point that produce its animations ...
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### How do you create such an animated GIF via Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such kind of GIF via Mathematica?
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### Exporting an Animation with Bookmarks

I have some code that's designed to evaluate a function that has two input variables, plot and animate said function in a specific order, and finally export the result. While I can get the function ...
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### Smooth animation of ListLinePlot

I have a sequence of 2D-points from uniformly sampling a time dependent process and plot this sequence with ListLinePlot. For example: ...
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### Mathematica, animations, and external ray tracing programs

As much as I enjoy and admire Mathematica's animation capabilities, I would like to take my animations to the next level by exporting the geometry of every frame to an external ray tracing program (...
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### How to obtain transparent animated gif via Export?

I have the following code to create animated GIFs: ...
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### Manipulate Slider Value on the Plot

Lets say I have a very simple manipulate in Mathematica given by: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[a x],{x,-2 Pi,2 Pi}],{a,0,5}] I want two things which I am unable to do: I ...
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### How to get smooth playback of image sequence

I would like smooth animation of a sequence of images, without the controls displayed by ListAnimate. I have a very simple playback function ...
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### Exporting animated gifs; “AnimationRepetitions”->1 doesn't work

I'm trying to export a table of graphics into a gif animated file with just one repetition. Export["C:\Race.gif", t, "AnimationRepetitions" -> 1] It doesn't ...