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Alternate controls in manipulate

Is there a way to have two controls that govern a single variable in a Manipulate? Specifically, I am using a Locator to select an {x,y} coordinate, but I would also like the user to be able to ...
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How to save Manipulate bookmarks permanently?

I would like to save current Manipulate parameter values to load them again later. Bookmarks (previously discussed here and here) work fine until the cell is ...
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Placing some controls above and some below plot

The code below is something I wrote quickly to simulate the problem I'm having with more complex code. I use Row (or Grid) to get the first 2 manipulate variables (a and b) on one line above the plot ...
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Control Object Annoyance

This may seem like is a trivial annoyance, but it really is a control object "convenience of use" issue. Example: I want to use a popup menu to determine which Excel worksheet I take data from, as ...
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Is it possible to create a manipulate control with lower and upper value

I'm trying to create a manipulate controller to set four value. High and low temperature for both test and use conditions. The four values then go into a calculation. I can set these as four ...
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Slider with non-linear behavior [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a small tool and I am stuck on a very simple problem. This how I want it to look: I have ...
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Anchor Manipulate Controls to Edges of Content

I'm running into an issue with arranging Manipulate controls and a dynamic module around the content pane of the Manipulate. For example: ...
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Manipulate: After Changing view of a Graphic, the sliders can't be used anymore

I have a new problem: I have exported my program as a cdf standalone. I changed the view of the graphic and now the sliders cant be used anymore. Very strange... Here is a screenshot: The orange ...
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Get the correct position of a label on a vertical gauge

I am trying to have the value for a vertical slider display next to the indicator arrow for a vertical slider. However, my attempt is slightly wrong; the coordinates are scaled to the entire frame of ...
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How to place a matrix under controls (sliders) in a Manipulate?

I want to know how I can place a matrix under my sliders. Here is my code: ...
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Manipulate Controller - Simplex

Imagine you have three numbers a, b and c, and using ...
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How to make slider in/visible in Manipulate?

I need your help with making a slider invisible and visible in a Manipulate. Here is my code: ...
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How to allow ContinuousAction on something that is not all

I have this code: DynamicModule[{r = 1}, Grid[{{Slider[Dynamic[r]], SpanFromLeft}, {f[Dynamic[r]], g[Dynamic[r]]}}]] While I move the slider, $f$ ang $g$ are ...
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How can I make controls have Button-like behaviour?

The Button control is very easy to understand Button["Press Me", Print["Pressed"]] I press the button, I execute the ...
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Estimate Imagesize of any given Particular Control object?

I make different controls(InputFields,Text,panel, etc) in my code for which the corresponding code is below. ...
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Making a multiple choice button

I've written the following code to create a multiple choice button that takes an arbitrary number of answer options and will assign a variable true/false depending on whether or not the correct choice ...
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Altering layout and sizing of Manipulate controls?

I'm currently working on a display project using Manipulate and was wondering if there is a straightforward way to alter the placement of the control options that I ...
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Manipulate Slider over discrete collection. Keyboard control.

I would like to create a Manipulate slider that iterates over a discrete set of items. Something like the following ...
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Remove controls in Animate with exception of PlayPauseButton

I'd like to retain the PlayPauseButton in the Animate and remove all other Controls ...
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How to set the slider width inside Manipulate

I use the code below to visualise the connection between a sine curve and the unit circle, but would like to make the slider wider, so it has at least almost the same with as the image. I have tried ...
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manipulate: time limit on calculations [duplicate]

I'd like to disable the 5 second time limit in the manipulate construct. I read about setting SynchronousUpdating -> False But for some reason this does ...
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Detecting change of a variable (detect mouse clicks)

I want to do something when the mouse is clicked. But it shouldn't matter where the mouse is clicked, so I can't use EventHandler. Instead, I'm trying to do it like ...
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How can I create a table of sliders?

I'm trying to do the following: I have a table: w = Table[ToExpression[ToString[h] <> ToString[i]], {i, 1, Length[c]}] This table is suposed to generate ...
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Can one affect the appearance of components of a control?

I'd like to control the appearance of the components of a TabView[] control. Such a control appears constructed of Buttons, ...
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Using a MacBook's builtin sudden motion sensor with Manipulate

With the following code I can get the value of the "Sudden Motion Sensor", which is build into MacBooks: ...
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Difference between action of a Slider and a HorizontalGauge

First time posting. I am working on creating some interactive materials for the engineering classes that I teach and have run into an issue that I cannot puzzle out. I am using a slider to allow for a ...
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What are Controlling and Computing Processes?

My wolfram user portal claims that I have 2 controlling processes and 8 computing processes. Mousing over the question mark gives me some information, but I still don't fully understand what this ...
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Manipulate[]'ing complex roots of an equation using a 2D slider [closed]

I want to make a demonstration of how the complex roots of a polynomial change when I alter the coefficients. Here is my attempt: ...
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How can I align the labels of the buttons on a setter bar to the button centers?

I tried to align the labels on the buttons of a SetterBarto the button centers. This is my code: ...
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Using Control Objects with TabView [duplicate]

I have a number of different tabs on my 'dashboard'. Each tab has a few different Controls (drop down boxes) that the user makes selections with. These selections determine what is displayed on the ...
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How can I control the behavior of a Manipulate with check boxes and radio buttons?

I've been stuck for a long time on this problem, and I really would appreciate if somebody helps me move in the right direction. I have two functions and each can take one of two forms. I am ...
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How to change FieldSize to be the same as dropdown menu width in PopupMenu?

I've tried the following code to change the FieldSize but I can't make it equal the actual value of MenuSize and I tried to ...
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ControlsRendering and operating systems

Controls, such as those appearing in Manipulate constructs, are by default rendered depending on the operating system. Wrapping everything in ...
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Can I select or implement a Manipulate bookmark from an arbitrary control?

I understand how I can select a bookmark from the "+" menu of a Manipulate. Is there a way to select a bookmark from an arbitrary control, or define a control that ...
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Creating Multi-Tabbed Grid with Preserved Contents and Overview Grid

I am in the process of creating an application/panel that will aide me in scheduling hours for my staff of ten or more. I am hoping to create a multi-tabbed grid within which I may collect data about ...
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Placing Manipulate controls in multiple columns

I have a Manipulate construct with a square Graphic on the left side and all the controls placed on the right side. There are so ...
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Enabled option for slider in Manipulate not updating dynamically

In a Manipulate expression I have a slider control which has the Enabled option ...
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How do I Export through a standard system file save dialog activated by a Button?

As near as I can tell, Export cannot be configured through arguments or options, to present a standard system file save dialog to the user, so that he can specify a ...
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How do I constrain the region where I can drag a Locator?

How do I constrain the region where I can drag a Locator to conform to rules, including rules that apply to computations resulting from the value of the ...
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“Masking” an InputField

In building an assignment for my class, I would like set up an InputField, where they will enter a function. I was wondering if there was a way to "continuously" check if their function is being ...
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How to link a button to a manipulate play

I am wondering how I can link a button to the play button shown if you expand "Show Animation Control", So something like, ...
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How to force native styling of controls?

While preparing a dynamic module, I discovered a weird behaviour of Mathematica's controls when you rotate them: ...