Questions on the Computable Document Format (CDF) that allows Mathematica notebooks to be embedded within media for easy viewing and manipulation. Do not use this tag for questions on cumulative distribution functions.

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How to specify units for ImageSize Option? [duplicate]

I'm trying out making a CDF and I want it to print within the margins of Letter paper. There is an ImageSize option that I would like to set; some plots will be in ...
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What kind of Mathematica license do i need to create cdf documents for my students and put them on my (academic) page at the university?

I'm an enthusiastic university teacher willing to exploit Mathematica for teaching purposes. I would like to know what kind of Mathematica license would let me: create notebooks and cdf documents to ...
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Conceal GUI source code

I'm working with a simple software application written in Mathematica, composing of several .nb and .m files. The application is centered around a simple mathematica GUI, which includes several ...
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Is it possible to embed a Youtube video in a CDF?

I'd like to embed a Youtube tutorial video inside a CDF. I'm guessing this is not possible as my search for how to do this has been in vain. I'm imagining an embedded Youtube video like one sees on ...
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How to create a CDF “on the fly”?

I don't know if I have asked the question the right way: As CDF is essentially a simple text file, I would like to create it "on the fly" without saving it to the hard drive. I would like to give a ...
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How avoid white space and tags in CDF on web page

A CDF manipulate made in Mathematica 8 works fine and looks fine in a web page except for unsightly notebook tags and white space around the outside of and below the panel. What can be done? http://...
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Why does show combined plots and graphics fail in CDF Player but not in Mathematica?

The question is, how might I get the following script working as a CDF demo of complex inversion in a circle? It works fine in my home edition of MMA 8 run on OS X Mavericks. When saved as a CDF file ...
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Hiding the Code in .CDF File

I downloaded the source code of a demonstration and modified it. Then saved it as a CDF file. When I re-opened this file (in Mathematica or CDF Player), all of the code can be seen. How can I hide the ...
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Problems with Manipulate (indicated by blinking output cell)

The following code produces the error message when exported to CDF in the title of this question. Although I have seen similar issues on SE, the problem is manifest by the "blinking" of the plot ...
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How can I recover the source code from cdf file?

by a mistake I have deleted the nb file by which the CDF was generated. All required definitions were in one cell. If I remember the code looked like this: ...
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Works in mathematica but not as cdf preview or web embedded cdf [duplicate]

I have a curvature simulation with the help of m_goldberg that works in mathematica but does not work as a cdf in cdf preview. In mathematica it says nothing while in cdf preview or while web embedded ...
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ListInterpolation causing .cdf security problems?

I've made a simple .cdf that makes a function from a list of data I've provided in table form (using ListInterpolation) and ...
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Open a pre-existing CDF file from a stand-alone CDF file

This is related to my previous question here A series of my questions are related to an important problem: It is important to be able to CDF-publish a document, and be able to open a separate ...
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CDF to give away with a custom StyleSheet

Related to this. I would like to be able to give away CDF documents created with a custom StyleSheet. The important peculiarity is that this document is assumed to be viewed on a machine with no ...
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Missing V9 Menu: File -> New -> FreeCDF

I can run CDFs fine, and can export Notebooks as CDFs. But the File -> New menu does not contain a FreeCDF option, just the <...
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How to change a spacing between the lines of a notebook?

My question is formulated above. However, to precise a bit I would like to split it into two sub-questions: It it possible to define the spacing in the current notebook/CDF pressumably through the ...
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CDF embedded in web page and Windows desktop magnification

I am running Windows 8.1 on a ThinkPad T540P with a 3K screen, which is equivalent to Apple Retina screens. I have configured Windows to increase the magnification of the desktop to make fonts legible....
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Use of Manipulate in CDF documents

I am trying to publish a cdf document, but I'm having some problems with the function Manipulate with this code: ...
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Markup of CDF file, e.g. highlighting text

Is it possible to markup (i.e. highlight or underline) text in a deployed cdf file and then save it? I think I know the answer (no), but since it seems a basic necessity for a document format that ...
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How to handle keyboard events for unselected item in CDF?

How can I force the keyboard input to work for this cell without clicking on it after I evaluate or showing a blinking selection cursor? This is for running CDF games in a browser. ...
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What are the possible security breaches in CDF content?

It has been noted on this site before that the free CDF player is notoriously trigger-happy in declaring dynamic content to be "potentially unsafe", and forcing the user to enable dynamic content ...
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Publishing a Mathematica notebook

I am considering publishing a Mathematica notebook, used for analysis of some data, as a “supporting information” file alongside a research paper. What are the common practices for doing so, and what ...
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Is it possible to take data from external database for the CDF embedded in webpage?

I have embedded my CDF in facebook.The data for the CDF should be taken from facebook server or my server dynamically.I tried out but its not working in dynamic code iam not able to access the data at ...
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Manipulate, Import external table, save as CDF, mail presentation

For my work I do data analysis. Most of these analysis are done on big databases with milions of records. I would like to make a manipulate (or animate) using a external dataset and create a CDF ...
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How can I create an interactive application that accepts data and and plots it?

I have some code in Mathematica which shows a colored plot, where the coloring depends on data values. I would like to make this into an interactive application that accepts two inputs: data, a list ...
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Append new simulation into CDF without resetting current simulations

I need to duplicate a simulation inside one DynamicModule. I believe it's simpler to understand using an toy example. Here is the start screen: Now if I play ...
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Upload CDF to Blogspot

I am trying to upload my CDF files to Blogspot. I tried the follow script: ...
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CDF embedding in HTML

I created a working CDF file on my Mac, and I am trying to embed it into an html page, and although I followed all the steps suggested on the mathematica web embedding page, it is not working (I ...
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Export to CDF fails

The code below generates the error when I attempt to export to CDF Preview: Coordinate {xde[4.69588928222656], yde[4.69588928222656]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. ...
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Embedded CDF Not Working

I happened to be looking at an old CDF (19 months old). It previously worked and does not now. It works if downloaded (opening or at URL). It requires dynamic functionality to be enabled but no longer ...
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Function saved in a package won't load in the deployed CDF on startup

I wrote a function and saved it in a package. I saved a copy of the package in the Autoload folder too. I deployed a CDF that contains this function. When I open the CDF later, this function (which ...
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Can't create a simple CDF

I decided it was time I investigated CDFs, so I created the following simple Manipulate using Mathematica version 9.0.1.0: ...
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The dangers of SaveDefinitions — should this really happen?

I have been bitten hard by SaveDefinitions -> True. I'll describe in detail what happened below. My questions are: Is this a bug? What is the most convenient ...
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How to get .cdf format to work with functions? [duplicate]

I would like to create simple functions and then pass them into a Manipulate function that can be used in a .cdf file. eg ...
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How do I put a Monitor into CDF?

I would like to keep track of progress of a database request in an Enterprise CDF, but it won't allow PrintTemporary or Monitor[]...
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Programmatic generation of enhanced (Enterprise) CDF

How does one PROGRAMATICALLY generate enhanced CDFs under an Enterprise license? Undocumented options to CDFDeploy[] perhaps?. Wizard works fine for me, but attempts to do this programatically (from ...
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Why cant I open CDF's in the Chrome browser on Linux?

I have google chrome on ubuntu 13.04. Every time I try to run a CDF on wolframs website, I'm required to download the CDF first, and then open it in my computer, but when I was using windows it was ...
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What is the right way to construct DynamicModule

When I'm creating DynamicModules for CDF purposes I'm usualy basing on my experience with that, particular goal and content rather than on deep insight. I want to ...
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Search function stops working after converting to CDF

My problem is, that when a make a notebook and convert it to CDF using the 'CDF-Export', the search field, which appears on CDF player, does not work. When trying to search for a word, the computer ...
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Having SetOptions[] affect CDF styling

Instead of writing a package and importing it, at the beginning of many of my .nb files I have a string of SetOptions commands which govern things like plot styling. However, when I subsequently make ...
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CDF with numerous independent manipulate objects

I have been working on my senior project that involves the creation of a CDF with multiple Manipulateexpressions. I need to protect my code so I have been trying to ...
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Initialization Cells in CDF

I am wanting to run about 15 pages of initialization cells in a CDF, but can't seem to do so. I have set the InitializationCellEvaluation to True and InitializationCellWarning to False, but it doesn't ...
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Can I create a CDF from Mathematica 7?

I am almost sure I remember seeing an online tool on the Wolframs website for creating CDF's for Mathematica users with version 7. Am I right? And if so, where can I find it?
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Opening cdf file from command line with arguments on windows

I want to write a cdf file to read in the commmand line arguments and then do something with them. Something like this: Mathematica.exe 'filename.cdf' arguments ...
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Tooltip not working in web deployed cdf

I deployed a CDF file in a web page. I used both Mouseover and Tooltip functions. They both work in the raw CDF file. The ...
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How to maintain a smooth surface in CDFs while playing? [duplicate]

I created a CDF for viewing the Möbius Band, and its generation. https://www.dropbox.com/s/e3af0xelbbqjfhd/Cinta_Moebious_Rafa.cdf But: 1.- When it´s PAUSED the surface is soft and you can see with ...
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wordpress wolframCDF plugin 2.0 stopped working

setup and tried a simple CDF document and it worked like a charm. That was a couple of months ago - now the post does not show evidence that the shortcode is working at all - the shortcode is in the ...
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How to add big data into a CDF file, without it being loaded into memory

I have 1 GB of data that I would like to add to a CDF file, but I would like to avoid it being loaded into memory when someone opens the file (Free Player). One gigabyte of info takes a lot of ...
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How to open hyperlinks (from web-embedded CDF) in a new tab

I have a problem with Hyperlink (in a web-embedded CDF) opening links in the same browser tab and I couldn't find an option to avoid that. I have the following ...