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

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How to plot eigenvalues as a function of parameters in a dynamic module?

I am trying to make a fancy interactive plot that shows how the eigenvalues of a matrix mat change under variation of parameters ...
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Animating two rotating circles

I have two circles: ...
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Using IF commands in a Dynamic Module

Is there a way to use a functional If command in a DynamicModule? I have a code which runs a car driving up a street using ...
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Clickable clock making sound

I have a moving clock Dynamic[Refresh[ClockGauge[], UpdateInterval -> 1]] which should be clickable. Program should make a sound when hand of a clock will ...
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Tips to move from functional programming to GUI-based applications

Even though this forum has some questions related to Mathematica programming tips I think that we still don't have specific help for those who want to learn to efficiently create GUIs in Mathematica. ...
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Dynamically sized $n\times n$ checkboxes corresponding to a matrix

I was wondering if it was possible to do to following: have an input field for an integer where you input the $n$ have an $n\times n$ matrix of checkboxes that would correspond to an $n\times n$ ...
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How can I get dynamic control over the domain of a contour plot? [closed]

I am trying to plot a specified contour of my function of two variables. I call ContourPlot with my function as follows: ...
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All Graphics3D commands crash

Recently updated from Mathematica 8.0 to 10.2 running on Windows 7 (8.0 was uninstalled before installing 10.2). Anytime a 3d graphics is rendered, the first rendering in a notebook is completely ...
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Displaying each element of a varying sized list one at a time [duplicate]

I am trying to take a user's input, which will determine as list of results. I would like to show that list to the user, one result at a time. Something like the following (which is broken): ...
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Constrain Locator to specified region

How can I constrain the locator to stay within the region defined by RegionPlot? When the Locator remains within the region, ...
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Make an existing solution for monitoring parallel jobs robust against dying kernels

Is there any chance to make the solution by @David here http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/1562/21606 more robust in the following sense: In my case, some parallel kernels die regularly during ...
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Interface design to replace cascading dialogs which don't work

I would like to make a nice Interface of a simulation I wrote, but i don't know how. I want that you run the code and then a window asking for input of some values appears (either in the same ...
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Annoying behavior of a dynamic angular gauge

I want to do something that can be simplified into the following toy example: I want to dynamically show the count down to a future date on an AngularGage. The ...
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Delete Cell Inside of Module

I want to print a dynamic output while some code is running and then automatically delete it when when the output is done. PrintTemporary is not quite what I am looking for -- I want the output to be ...
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Drawing dynamical trajectories diagram in Mathematica

I've a Boolean gene regulation system composed of vectors(corresponding to cellular phenotypes). Their components are binary numbers such as $\{1,0,0,1\}$. A vector can change its statement in ...
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Dynamically update three graphics simultaneously

I have a problem. How can I get three arrows in to update simultaneously? All work, but one by one. ...
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Manipulate with dynamic input

I really new to Mathematica and I am working on developing interactive CDF. To understand the basics I start with a simple example but even with that I have a problem. In this simple CDF I want to ...
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Neural network playground

I came across this Neural Net Playground demonstration based on Google's Tensorflow package. It visualizes the data processing inside a neural network and allows you to tweak parameters and ...
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Abort an EventHandler?

How do I stop an EventHandler? I'm trying to allow the user unlimited inputs on the arrow keys UNTIL certain conditions are met, and then stop the ...
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What is a simple way to enumerate all potentially unsafe dynamic objects in a notebook or cdf? [closed]

What is a simple way to enumerate all potentially unsafe dynamic objects in a notebook or cdf document? The objects, whose presence generate an alert in a form of ...
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Preventing the content of a CDF report from being overwritten when multiple reports are open at once

Our Mathematica application obtains a group of input files, analyzes them and generates a report in a form of CDF document. The report contains multiple dynamic/interactive graphs and tables. To save ...
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Stopping variable from being updated by dynamic

I'm trying to write a script that will dynamically update, except for one variable, say y in a block Dynamic@F[x,y] So that ...
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Generating OpenCL C code [closed]

I'm trying to make an interactive complex function plotter using OpenCl. So far I can only plot functions that I hardcode into the kernel by hand. I'd like to be able to use ...
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Dynamic Tooltips displaying cell contents

I'm working on a piece of code that would allow me to make tooltips displaying contents of another cell (EquationNumbered style). ...
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Creating a function takes a list and dynamically modifies that list [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a function that uses a dynamic locatorpane to populate a list with the coordinates of user defined locators (added by alt+clicking). This code works fine: ...
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How to avoid improper update of Dynamic in a Dialog?

I want to request user input of an expression of f(x) from a dialog and then use ToExpression on the input. Questions: When I execute the code below, I got r ...
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A locator that is visible only when it is used

I want to construct a graphics with a locator on top of it. This locator normally has to be invisible, but when I click somewhere in the graphics, the least that has to happen is that the locator ...
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Blocking dialog with a blocking child dialog

Suppose I have a DialogInput, in which there is a Button. The Button can trigger another ...
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Module vs. DynamicModule in a custom plot function [closed]

In my Mathematica work flow I move often used functions into a custom package (.m file) at some point. Since I like the features of the CustomTicks package, I have a collection of custom plot ...
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Frontend flickering [closed]

The front end is flickering on hyperlink mouse-over events: Is there any way to avoid this, or any option that could boost the front end's frame rate for mouse related dynamic events?
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How to make a panel disappear?

I would like to make a panel look like a ChoiceDialog. Let's say a have a panel like this: ...
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Type of Dynamic object and GUI-construction for file import [closed]

It's not clear what the Dynamic objects really are. For example, if I define the following x=1; Dynamic[x]; y=Dynamic[x]; we can see that all the three are ...
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Create a notebook and save it without prompting Dynamics

This is closely related to the recent: Creating self destructing notebook. However the answer doesn't work in my case. ...
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Creating self destructing notebook

Inspired by this post I've been trying to implement the idea in Wolfram with no success yet. I've come pretty close though and need some help. So I've managed to do this: ...
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How to include Initialization in DynamicModule

I want to learn some of the basic rules for construction DynamicModule code. I have looked at Kuba's post and feel overwhelmed by it. My ultimate goal is to use ...
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Force ExplicitEuler Method of NDSolve to produce simple “connect the dot” plot

The code plots the solution to an ordinary differential equation (ODE) on its corresponding vector field by one of two methods: (1) click on an initial point of the vector field or (2) keyboard entry ...
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How to design CloudObjects with reasonable CloudCredit costs

Note: I originally thought to post this as a non-answer/extended comment to this question; however I feared that I would end up hijacking the original question. It is likely a duplicate with the ...
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Current (e.g., ca. 2016 / MMa 10 / WP 4+) best practices for embedding interactive content in WordPress?

My strategy, in the past, has been to embed interactive CDF files into my WordPress blog for student's to use (Much like the Wolfram Demonstration Project). As many know 1) the 'Plug in' ...
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Incompatibility between Dynamic’s second argument and Wolfram Demonstrations

A central feature of the Wolfram Demonstrations is the use of multiple instances of the Manipulate output, placed into the Thumbnail and Snapshots sections – for instance here, that are used to ...
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Issues with Dynamic's second-argument functions

First: According to the documentation Dynamic[expr,f] evaluates f[val,expr] during interactive changing or editing. Now check ...
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What is the equivalent of $ModuleNumber for DynamicModule

Mathematica provides access to $ModuleNumber which can be enormously useful. Unfortunately I can't find the equivalent for ...
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$CellContext issue while trying to export the current output of a Manipulate

Having just read this question Getting variables out of Dynamic Modules after restoring the program and the Kuba's answer I'm trying to optimize my workflow. I'm writing a Mathematica notebook to ...
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How to interactively transform an image (rotate / translate / etc) on a per-component basis?

I have binary images like this one and I want to be able to interactively select its components and rotate them around its centroid by a different angle for each component. I may also want to ...
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ControlActive doesn't distinguish the active element in list-based controls

There are three controls in the following code: the first one is a "stand-alone" one and the other two are based on the list angle. When one of the "angles" becomes ...
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How to make a set of interdependent popup menus work?

Here is my code that is not working. ...
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Creating a warning before executing a function if not cancelled?

How could I create a warning dialog that executes a function if not cancelled after a delay ? Also I would like the time remaining before execution to be displayed and the dialog to be non blocking.
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Why does this code produce an infinite loop?

I can't understand the way this code behaves and suspect that is because of some unrecognized reasons of general interest. Otherwise, I apologize and will retire the question. In ...
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Pitfalls of running multiple Mathematica kernels?

I've recently started running long calculations in one Mathematica kernel while I continue to work in another kernel. I thought this was safe, but yesterday I was running THIS CODE in which a ...
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How to set dynamically stylesheet definitions?

To produce good color schemes for styling notebook I was used to generate a grid of controls ...