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

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Draw a partial line in Animate

I have a list of points that my line must go through, all at varying distances from one another. I'd like to draw just a piece of this line in an Animate, where the various segments are traversed at ...
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The dynamic billiard demonstration, that can be found on wolfram demonstrations (here), is only designed for an ellipsoid-shape boundary(snapshot below). The idea is to have a dynamic billiard with ...
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How do I generate cross sections of a 3D graphic?

I would like to approximate the volume of a bottle by summing up the volume of the individual disks. I have obtained code references from a demonstration. But how do I generate the cross sections? The ...
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Poincaré map for dynamic billiard

There's a very nice demonstration of dynamic billiard written by Dan S. Reznik that can be found on demonstrations wolfram(along with the code): here I was thinking whether it would be possible to ...
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Help recreating a gif

For my math class I am trying to recreate a mathematical GIF. Here is the GIF I wish to make: At this point I think I have a 3D function that would work to lay the hexagons on to. ...
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Why does my exported .GIF cut off the bottom of my animation?

I have the following (admittedly artificial) code: ...
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How to use the same PlotRange and the same PlotLabel size for a sequence of Graphics?

I wish to use ListAnimate to show a sequence of plots with different plot ranges and differently sized plot lables, all unknown in advance, in a way that keeps the ...
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Mathematica exported movie quality

I am generating an animation using: anim = ListPlot[X]; Export["anim.mov", anim, ImageResolution -> 800, Antialiasing -> True]; The ...
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Multiple animation in Mathematica

I have the following in Mathematica: ...
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How to build a bvh (a motion capture file format) player in Mathematica?

How to build a bvh player that can be used to visualize human motions in Mathematica? Any idea or sample code would be appreciated. ...
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Plotting a moving ball for projectile motion with animate

Here is my code for plotting an orbit. What I want to do is have the "planet" shown as it orbits in the simulation. Can anyone help with this? ...
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Set Frame Margin for Exporting Video File (.avi)

I have a question regarding setting the frame margins of exporting .avi file. I want to make a short video of some pictures I import using Table: ...
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Animated gif form parametric plot

I need to create an animated gif for the following function. ...
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How to display movie without controls [duplicate]

I would like to display a sequence of images as a movie within mathematica. I am aware of ListAnimate, but I do not want the various controls included, and there seems to be no way to remove them.
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Animating a 2D Plot as a 3D Plot

This is a follow up question to the original question: Original Question The accepted solution (provided by @Mark McClure) can also be found in the original question. It is as follows. ...
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Exporting as GIF [duplicate]

I want to export a simple animation as GIF. I had a look at here but could not understand what was being described. Any help would be appreciated. For instance, how do I export the following ...
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What is the order of execution of Animate?

I used to think the execution order of Animate is the same as For until I find: ...
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Running “Animate” Using a Button

I made the button below for launching an Animate, but it doesn't work at all! Why? ...
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Restarting Mathematica causes an animation to fail to run [duplicate]

I've tried animating two different sets of 3D plots. Interestingly, one plot will always work, regardless of whether I restart Mathematica, yet another plot will only work in its current Mathematica ...
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Animating the steps of a Kohonen SOM in Mathematica [duplicate]

As the title suggest, I'm trying to make an animation of how a bunch of points into 2-D (and possibly 3-D space) evolves by each step of my program. In order to do so I've data which contains the x ...
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Determination of export video runtime

I have a huge simulation and tried to export it as a video file (or .gif). However regardlessly what I specify under the Framerate option the video its just running for 4 seconds (too fast). When I ...
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Is it possible to export an Animate and Plot in a grid together?

I have a code that produces an Animate graphic and two Plots in a Grid. I am able to export the Animate graphic using .avi, but do not know how or if its possible to export these together in one file. ...
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Handling ± in a set of equations

First let me post the question that I am doing: You see for wave equation y2, there is a ± sign. I know how to do + or ...
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Abort during animation

I am running an animation with the following command: ...
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Animating arrows

I have the following Code: ...
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Animation of moving rectangles in 2D from data file

I am not very familiar with mathematica but I know the basics so I thought I give it a try. For a project I have to animate rectangles moving around in 2D (later also 3D). The data come from a C ...
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Animating transition between all graph representations obtained from curated data

Pappus graph is one of many graphs whose various data is contained within Mathematica. Mathematica typically keeps several ways of representing such graphs: ...
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Animation of double pendulum

Sadly, I am a completely newbie. I am studying Physics and in our theoretical physics class we got the task to solve the double pendulum using Mathematica. We just got the program, but no introduction ...
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Zooming into Parametric Animation Plot that Uses InterpolatingFunctions

I have an interplanetary trajectory solver that calculates a spacecraft route from Earth to Mars, and I am trying to zoom into the spacecraft when it reaches its Mars intercept orbit but am having ...
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How can I combine my 3D graphics and animate them?

I'm just a beginner but can someone tell me how I can take my image of an Elf and put it together with a 3d background and I'm trying to animate it snowing but I wanna use a "play" button. Trying to ...
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How should I reproduce this colorful swirling gif?

Surfing on the web, I came upon this cool gif: Does any one know how to reproduce this in Mathematica? I have some ideas myself, so I will try to answer this question as well.
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Zooming into animated plot

Let's say I have the following animation: Animate[ParametricPlot[{Cos[a t], Sin[a t]}, {t, 0, 1}], {a, 0, 2Pi}, AnimationRate -> 0.1] Is there a way to ...
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How to control Manipulate speed

I want to ask about how can we control Manipulate function so that it is not incrementing the step until the expression is calculated. I have the following simple ...
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Is there a way to use pause in Manipulate?

Is there a way to do any similar to Do[Print["Iteration...", j]; Pause[1], {j, 1, 6}] with Manipulate? (to show the ...
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Combining solar system planets orbits and positions in Graphics3D and Show

I am building an animated model of the solar system, where I would like to display the OrbitPaths of the planets along with their ...
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Transform elements in list from form {x_} to form {x_, 0}

I have the following list ...
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Setting an initial value for ListAnimate?

ListAnimate is fairly similar to Manipulate, but while Manipulate has a simple way to request an initial value for the manipulation parameter, I haven't found a way to tell ListAnimate to start with a ...
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How do I keep my Animate running at high resolution?

I'm building an Animate where I have a 3D plot with some of its parameters changing: ...
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Animating moving surface of torus

I would like to try to recreate something similar to Paolo Čerić's torus animation: I have isolated the moving surface torus section form this Wolfram Demonstration by Kevin Sonnanburg: ...
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Manipulate AnimationRunning equivalent?

I have a Manipulate function with two variables. I would like one of them to begin autorunning immediately once the function is evaluated, but the other to remain ...
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Why does the order of arguments in Show influence the result?

I am wondering why there is a difference in the results from evaluating the two expressions, which differ only in the order of the arguments given to Show. When I ...
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project moving point onto a line

The following code displays three solutions to the logistic ODE with an animated points that follow the solutions.. My goal is to project the solutions on to a vertical phase line. I need to be able ...
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Morphing a “sheet of paper” into a torus

How can I visualize the standard topological "rubber-sheet" construction of a torus, that is, morphing a square into a torus? How can I start or are there any examples in the Mathematica ...
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Export Graphics using Move in Optica

I am modeling an eye and am using TurboPlot and DrawSystem. I would like to export the graph, but using the ...
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Using an image as a moving object in an animation

I have following animation: ...
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Exported animated gif with matrices will not work?

I want to export a list of matrices as a gif so that they will appear one after another 2 seconds apart. I've tried the following but when I open it up it only does the first two matrices and I have ...
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Animation of tube with fixed height

the problem is following: my task is to make an animation: tube changes its radius but doesn't change its height. With command ...
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Exporting Animated gif [duplicate]

I am trying to export an animated gif to my desktop but when I do so and open it, the image doesn't move. I've tried with avi and it works.The only reason that I'm exporting as a gif is to the ...