Questions relating to the dynamic family of functions in Mathematica, such as Dynamic, DynamicModule and Manipulate.

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Equivalent of Matlab's uigetfile in Mathematica

I was wondering if there an equivalent of the "uigetfile" Matlab function to use it in Mathematica. To be more precise, I want to read many Excel files and I don't want to type a static path; ...
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User Input Through Dynamic

For my application, I am using Dynamic functionality to make a number of input fields through which a user can enter numbers. I then take these numbers and place them as the entries in a dynamic ...
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Generating a Variable Number of Dynamic Variables

I know questions that get at this very issue have been posed in other ways here, but as a relative beginner, I've had trouble understanding the answers. For my application, I am developing a simple ...
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Possible to dynamically redraw single plot of multiple shown together?

I am attempting to create a tool to visualize gradient, eigenvector, and eigenvalue information for a 2D surface. I want to show a contour plot of an inputted function and overlay the gradient and ...
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Animate point go round a triangle

How can I animate a point moving on triangle sides? I can generate traingle and point but I have no idea how to define point movement. I'm guessing that I have to use sin and cos in coordinates but I ...
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Write GUI to select spheres in a grid

I'd like to generate a code that: 1) starts with a grid of circles (in general, it won't be a square grid) 2) allows the user to choose some of those circles 3) allows the user to choose the type of ...
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Creating Scheduler

I am trying to build a scheduler program like pizza delivery. Each driver will choose their time and general working schedule will be updated similarly. Problem is number of workers change. How can ...
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how to create Panel for Plot?

Can You advice me how to put the whole thing below into an interactive Panel, so I can values of parameters dynamically - type other values (alpha, beta, x0, y0, R, tmax) and plot updates ...
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Toggle plot visibility of dynamic number of data sets

I have multiple curves in my plot, and want to be able to toggle their visibility off/on. Which I got to work thanks to a different post. ...
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How to mimic Org-Mode with cell dingbats?

I love using org-mode to organize my to-do lists, the functionality is amazing, but it suffers from being stuck inside the emacs terminal... I'm hoping to replicate some basic features into a ...
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Synchronizing the camera view of multiple Image3D panels within a Manipulate interface

I'm trying to synchronize the camera view of multiple Image3D panels displayed within a Manipulate interface. A random 3D image ...
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Can a field be used for both input and output (example: exchange rate calculator)

Suppose I want to build a simple currency converter like this one: The functionality is straightforward: enter an amount in any field box, it gets converted into other currencies whose fields are ...
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How to fit points in a picture using locators

I've got a problem doing some analysis work on some of my spectra. I am basically looking for features that look like parabolas. In need of a tool to quickly find two parabolas in a spectrum (they are ...
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InputField as both in- and output fields with ContinuousAction

Many years ago, I made a handy little program in Flash. It consisted of a number of input fields, each representing a variable that was dependent on all the others. As soon as any field changed, the ...
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ListPicker with conditional selection

I am reading data from a SQL Database and want to manually sellect multiple rows. ListPicker works very nicely, the only added complication is that I need to not only select the records, but also ...
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ListPicker delayed output

I'm trying to make a wrapper for ListPicker that delays updating the list unless Ctrl or Shift is released. The aim is to allow nested ...
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How to insert a time indicator on a timetable?

I am trying to insert a time indicator into my timetable. First, to import the timetable: t = Show[Import["http://timetablesource"][[3]]][[{1,2}]; I then ...
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K linked controls within Manipulate

This question is related to "Locking a value when Manipulating variables" and several other questions on linked controls, but differs enough that new ideas and techniques are required, I believe. I ...
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In TabView, disable tabs but enable dynamic content

Is it possible to have a TabView where the tabs are disabled but the dynamic contents are still responsive? In the following, all dynamic content seems to be disabled. I would like the Manipulate to ...
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Changing size and/or aspect of OpenerView in Mathematica 10

I would like to change the size of the Opener in OpenerView when using Mathematica 10. In Mathematica 8, there was the option Appearance->Tiny for example that allowed to have a small Opener. In ...
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Where to put manipulate brackets for slider effect to refresh page

In order to move the plane of a best fit around to alter the sum of the residuals, I have decided to pick on one point and attach a slider to it, this adds a little variance and moves the table ...
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How to delete graphics

The code below does not execute as I had intended it to do. Clearly, I do not understand where to go from here. The first click of the mouse sets the initial conditions (t0,x0) for the unique ...
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How to combine manipulate and eventhandler

I combine manipulate and eventhandler, now I can change the controller when working on eventhandler, but how to change the value in eventhandler when I control the manipulate controller? ...
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How can I use parts of lists with Dynamic?

I'm a newbie - what am I doing wrong? I want to use parts of lists (vectors) in calculations but Mathematica will not evaluate anything that involves parts of lists that update dynamically. Is there a ...
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Convert Dynamic to Manipulate

The following code is a modification of Wolfram code I found under ClickPane Help. I want to convert from Dynamic to Manipulate to make it easier for me to add various controls. I do want to keep the ...
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Using Loop to create mutiple EventHandlers

I have a problem, that is I want to use loop to create multiple EventHandlers, but my code shows nothing. What can I do? ...
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Injecting list of controls into manipulate

I am trying to program a method to manually move around graph vertices, and then output the new coordinates. I'd like to turn this into a function that can be called with a variable number of ...
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Multiple dynamic equations for plotting?

Say I have a bunch of equations between variables e.g. h=bcd, i=hce, j=ihbd, ...
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Minesweeper beta:How to Dynamic a lot of graphics with high-speed

Recently I want to write a game,Minesweeper.Here is my completed code. ...
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Wrap custom control inside Manipulate or DynamicModule

[Apologies if this is a duplicate: I have looked at quite a few related questions but have not seen this issue dealt with] I have built a custom control, using the following method: ...
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Using gamepad without dynamic

I am a novice using Mathematica. I program regularly using c like languages though. Now i work on a simulation of a vehicle. I have a loop that calculates the next state of the physical model every dt ...
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Momentary Checkbox

I'm trying to create a demonstration in Mathematica where a checkbox will show an answer, but I only want the answer to be shown while the mouse button is pressed. There seems to be a ...
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“Independent” Variables in Manipulate

I am trying to plot the solutions to the Kepler problem. I am using Manipulate. It plots the orbits, the equipotential lines and the position of the planet. When I move the time variable, only the ...
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Draw segment in arrayplot and get intensity value and coordinates in segment

I want to segment an arrayplot donut in to 6 pizza slices and export per segment the coordinates and intensity values of the pixels inside of it. I found a good example, which used RegionMember to ...
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Manipulate Slider Value on the Plot

Lets say I have a very simple manipulate in Mathematica given by: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[a x],{x,-2 Pi,2 Pi}],{a,0,5}] I want two things which I am unable to do: I ...
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Button action preventing parallel execution?

I couldn't find a better title, so I'll jump straight to the example! There is this long list of slow jobs to be executed in a parallel way, at the press of a button: ...
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Dynamic nested sum

I would like to dynamically create nested sums with a dynamic number of parameters aswell. We do know the number of variables. Lets say we have 3 Variables with S being an array: $$ i=(1,\dots,m), ...
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Dynamic and Refresh

If I am not mislead by my memory, in Mathematica 6 a function Refresh was introduced, having the options UpdateInterval and ...
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How to get smooth playback of image sequence

I would like smooth animation of a sequence of images, without the controls displayed by ListAnimate. I have a very simple playback function ...
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How to track Part of Symbol or How to symbolize Parts of Symbol without copying data

Let's create simple function: SetAttributes[h, HoldFirst]; h[data_] := Dynamic[Grid[data], TrackedSymbols :> {data}] test = RandomReal[1, {2, 2}]; h[test] ...
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Unimportant change in Dynamic

I just observed an unimportant change in version 10 with respect to Dynamic. The command x=0; Dynamic[x=x+1] returns a cell ...
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How to build a constant Graphics object

I'm making an animation with Manipulate for a representation. The code looks like this ...
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Manipulate in Manipulate

Question 63982 (Altering values in Manipulate with dynamically generated controls) got a very interesting answer from @belisarius, in which he used a Manipulate ...
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Altering values in Manipulate with dynamically generated controls

I have a Manipulate whose controls are generated based on a parameter in a containing Manipulate: ...
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NDSolveValue with a multiple variable equation

I'm trying to plot this equation of motion for a pendulum with a periodically applied torque for 20 cycles, where b, m, L, g are given constant values. ...
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Graph: PropertyValue changes and Dynamic

I almost never work with Graph in Mathematica but lately I helped someone with it. For this, I tried to make an animation using ...
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Oval or Bunimovich stadium

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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Nothing happens when I click the mouse clicked on my graphics

I wrote codes to record list of coordinates when mouse clicked. It is expected that the coordinates should be plotted dynamically. But actually nothing happened. Can anybody help me to find 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 ...