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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to use SaveDefinitions when using Rasterized Frames for a ListAnimate?

In another post (Is it possible to prerender animation in Wolfram Mathematica?) I got a good way to prerender frames in order to get a smooth animation using ListAnimate. I need to save the Animation ...
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CDF Player: MathKernel.exe uses a lot of memory

When I run this CDF document http://x6174x.blogspot.pt/2013/04/bankroll-growth-simulator.html on my desktop, each time I press "Run again" the Task Manager shows that the MathKernel.exe process ...
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Unable to copy/paste CDF embed code in Ubuntu

I tried this question in superuser but no luck, maybe somebody here knows what is going on... Mathematica offers export to a format they call Computed Document Format (CDF) - it is basically a player ...
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What can webmathematica do that CDF cannot do?

I've been reading a number of questions and answers on this site that deal with the various capabilities of CDF (computable document format). It seems like sometimes the answer is to make sure to use ...
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CDF won't work but NB works

I converted a .nb with the following content to a standalone CDF but I get an error that says: "An unknown box name (N) was sent as the BoxForm for the expression. Check the format rules for the ...
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CDF Player crashes on start-up Ubuntu 12.04 LTE

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, if not, please redirect me. I am trying to get Mathematica's CDF player running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTE (Precise Pangolin). This should be fairly ...
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How can I install a new stylesheet in CDF Player?

I've created my own stylesheet and I would like to install it in the CDF 9 directory, so when I apply it to a new Mathematica notebook and save it as CDF file, it will show it correctly. I used this ...
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Problem with PlayerPro recognizing a proprietary package

This question follows on from my earlier question Can Wolfram's Player Pro Use Proprietary Packages. That question appeared to have established that, yes, PlayerPro can use proprietary packages. ...
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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.