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 rotate Graphics3D into CDF? [closed]

I make Graphics3D with Polygons, before deploying then to CDF; In my notebook, it rotates ...
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Can Enterprise Edition really encrypt code for distribution via CDF?

The Wolfram blog post: Using Mathematica Enterprise Edition to Create Professional Apps, Tools, and Reports makes the following statement (emphasis mine): Enterprise Edition allows you to create ...
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What Mathematica purchase level does CDF creation and deployment come with?

I am evaluating which purchase level of Mathematica 9 will suit my needs. I am finding some of the information provided on Mathematica's How to Buy Chart a bit vague and unclear. I need to be able to ...
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Detect Standalone CDF vs Browser Plugin environment [duplicate]

Recently, Wolfram informed me that there's no way to have a Print button in a CDF running within a plugin environment since the plugin does not interact with the operating system. If you have a way to ...
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How can I create CDF applications which adjust their screen dimensions based on the end-user's display configuration?

I am trying to make a CDF application that takes the user's system information (screen information) and adjusts the size of the application to give a seamless experience over different screens with ...
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How do I remove Wolfram Branding in a CDF?

I have a Mathematica Enterprise License, which lets me export Pro-feature CDFs. One of the benefits is supposed to be removal of branding and full customization of UI. Does anyone know how to get that ...
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Include a CDF file in sites.google

I have a website on sites.google and I also have blog on wordpress. I would like to include some CDF files on them. How can it be done?
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CDF player Inputfield list

I want to work with lists within the CDF player. A very simple example, which works inside a notebook is ...
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Can one launch a Player Pro kernel independently of the front end

This question follows on from my earlier one, Seeking strategies to deploy a function securely without a front end. As it pursues a different track to solve the same problem it seemed distinct enough ...
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How to create a “standard” CDF programmatically?

How can I programmatically create a CDF which is similar to the CDFs created by File -> CDF Export -> Standalone...? ...
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Dashboard TV with CDF Player

I'm experimentally trying to use CDF Player to create an Dashboard TV here in the company (like in the airport, see image below). I would like to configure the CDF file so It could be displayed in ...
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How to make a CDF document with dynamic content?

I would like to create a CDF document that uses dynamic content. The example code is: fun=x^2-1; InputField[Dynamic[fun]] And what I get is $Aborted instead of interactive document. How to make a ...
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Why does my code work one way in Mathematica and another way in PlayerPro?

I wrote the following simple code and deployed it as a CDF. Button["Ok", (SystemDialogInput["FileSave", ".PDF"])] If I ...
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octopress plugin for CDF reader?

I am looking for a way to embed CDFs in octopress blogs. Looks like there are a lot of moving parts such as Jekyll, Liquid, and Pygments. I'd be grateful for a native trailguide through the jungle.
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“Show” with Manipulate runs fine normally, but gives errors as a CDF

I've simplified my code to what can reproduce my error. Basically, I have two lines: ...
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Can CDF file embedded in a web page receive external parameters?

I know that I can embed a CDF file inside a web page by using: The embed tag. An object tag with an embed tag inside (better than 1). Using the JavaScript provided by Wolfram (better than 2). My ...
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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 can I prevent graphics scaling with CDF notebook size?

Recently we saw how to produce xkcd-style graphs. I evaluated the same code and deployed the result to CDF. Everything is working fine except that, in the CDF notebook, the graph is scaled according ...
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Notebook manipulation to “Save as (HTML)”

In a previous question, I said that I wanted to display code as text in "Save as (HTML)". I am closer, but would like to ask the community for a better approach by telling the whole picture. I did my ...
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How can I create a CDF application while using GUIKit?

I have created a notebook that uses GUIKit to create a user interface. The targeted user does not have Mathematica available so I thought about using the CDF player to convert the file if possible, ...
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How can I remove double quotes in CDF?

I wrote a small code and deployed into CDF. ...
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Can Wolfram System Modeler models be published in CDFs?

Is it possible to publish or distribute Models generated with WSM in CDF format (to interested people that do not have Mathematica and/or WSM)
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A good way to manage code in a complicated CDF?

When doing complicated programming in a Mma notebook I define several functions that I use in my higher level funtions, and I use a "Subsection" cell for each definition. For example I might write: ...
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Guides for programming CDFs

Are there any tutorials for programming high-quality CDFs, like the interactive calculus textbook presented at wolfram.com? Mathematica's Help is extremely impressive but it really does not help much ...
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Exporting a CDF to HTML

I'm using Mathematica for Students on a Mac. How do I export a CDF document to HTML? According to the Wolfram website I should click on ...
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Using non-Graphics primitives when exporting to .cdf

I'm trying to embed a "Manipulate" applet I've created into a webpage by embedding a .cdf. I'm running into a problem with displaying outputs from functions I've written. Here is a simpler example ...
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How can I change the CDF which imports the data and uses it, without execution of code

I am making an application which first imports the data from the Excel file and then uses it in the deployment of a CDF. But is it possible to change the data of the Excel file and see its ...
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Docked Cell lesson chooser

I have a question about creating a docked cell that will let me choose files. This is just as much a "design" question as a Mathematica question. I'm a math teacher and I want to bundle a bunch of ...
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Controlling CDF window size

I want to ask how can I control the CDF WindowSize in such a way that the end user can minimise its size upto some extent only. ...
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Not able to load the package in CDF

I am facing a problem in loading the package. My code is working in Mathematica but after deploying it into CDF, it is unable to ...
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Simulating CoordinatesToolOptions (for CDF) & the Inflexibility of MousePosition

I got two lists of equal lengths, which I show in two ListPlots, arranged in a Column or ...
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How to wrap this dynamic code inside a Manipulate?

My goal is to set up a Ising-type simulation, where many fast simulation steps are done in the background, and a visualization of the current state is displayed as the simulation evolves, being ...
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How can I make CDF which uses user defined function

I have a user defined function which is called many times in the code. I want to ask that when I am deploying the code toCDF, I need to define that user defined ...
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Can JavaScript query the actually used dimensions of an HTML embedded CDF?

I have an HTML embedded CDF on my website. The size that is actually being used up by the single manipulate in the CDF changes when you use the CDF; you can make more sliders appear, and then it will ...
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How to clear variables in a manipulate without enabling dynamic content?

I have a series of variables that will plot the number of straight segments along a curve, thanks to the help from here on one of my previous questions. I can create a working Manipulate command from ...
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How to switch between different CDFs in CDF Player?

I recently got a Mac. It has CDF Player, but not Mathematica. How do I get CDF Player to switch between different CDFs on OS X Lion? Edit I forgot to mention that I want to know how to switch ...
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Open data file from CDFPlayer?

Using a CDF program running in CDF Player, is it possible to use a system dialog box, or even just an Import statement such as Import["*.CSV"], to import data from a text or comma separated file on a ...
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How to enable-dynamics on CDF's on web?

Went through the wizard to export cdf /w embed code: The positions and sizing are correct, but there's no interactive side to it: data I'm using: ...
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CDF and MediaWiki

Recently there was a handful of CDF embedding-related topics. However I would like to ask whether anyone has succeeded in embedding CDF into MediaWiki page? I've attempted to do so with the Widget ...
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How can I deploy only the output in Player Pro

I want to know how can I see only the output when I deploy the Mathematica notebook in Player Pro as in ...
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How to remove scroll bars from embedded cdf?

I am using the deploy command to embed a CDF file in an HTML page. I am using the annoying but currently necessary fullscreen:'true' trick to reveal the "Enable ...
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In a CDF can I suppress or avoid “This file contains potentially unsafe dynamic content…”

I created a CDF to distribute to a single trusted user who both knows and trusts me and everything I make for them. I downloaded the CDF player and the CDF to one of their computers. The CDF works ...
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Can't run 2 CDF documents at a time on a Windows computer

I've rolled out a few CDF's to end users. See earlier posts: suppress message and which player platform. Now, an end user reports that they can't open more than one CDF document at a time. The ...
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how to deploy notebook into player pro

I want to ask how can I deployMathematica notebook into player pro. I know that online conversion to Mathematica player pro is ...
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Understanding CDF

Update Since more and more issues are revealed as I venture deeper into the world of CDF, I decided to make this thread more general and hopefully more useful. I know posted my findings as an answer, ...
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CDF, Player, PlayerPro, or something else?

I have a notebook, which contains a dozen or so custom functions all leading to the production of a simple static report, something like this: I want to distribute this to a single user who will ...
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When to make (file.nb) instead of (file.cdf)?

I started with File > New > FreeCDF so I can save my work in a format compatible with the CDF Player. I can use Mathematica to make new cells, evaluate input and so in the CDF file. What are the ...
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$RecursionLimit::reclim: Recursion depth of 256 exceeded. >> error in CDF deployment

When I am executing this code in notebook, there is no error but when I am deploying it in CDF, this error is coming. $RecursionLimit::reclim: Recursion depth of 256 exceeded. >> The code is ...
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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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how to use button in place of checkbox

I am novice to Mathematica and want to ask how can I use Button in place of Checkboxes. I have used 4 ...