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

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How do I dynamically update “name” of Action Menu?

I have created an action menu that allows you to change the style of a cell. It works. However, I would like it to dynamically update the action menu "name". I can't get the name to refresh. ...
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Multiple interactive adjusters for multiple parameters including locator

I want to make a program that allows to vary multiple parameters via multiple adjusters. It may well be that this question has been answered already somewhere. However, I am pretty new to programming ...
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Want to display a animation necklace when updating a list of suggestions from an inputfield search

I have an InputField search that provides search suggestions, but I want an animation necklace to be displayed while the search is 'busy'. I would also like this to be done using Dynamic rather than ...
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Slow program- Mathematica shuts down

I've been trying to draw dynamic pictures of level sets of certain polynomials. The code right now looks like that : ...
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Interfaces: Importing files, processing them and exporting the results

We have a simple interface with two import file buttons, one field to enter a number $x$, one field to enter a file export name, and one 'Run' button. The mathematical operation when hitting 'Run' ...
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Dynamically Update both a HorizontalGauge range and the value

I'm developing a demonstration that allows students to explore the location of a point on a number line simultaneously at various scales. I'll show a very simplified version here to get to the nub of ...
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How do I utilize the dynamic input field function in the manipulate function? Can I use this functionality to import a .xls from an URL dynamically?

Im trying to get my program to import a .xls for manipulation, I need to import the .xls at an url location dynamically, I did have this at the beginning of my code: ...
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Dynamic check box with import!

Here what i am trying to do: I have a list of the names of excel files, for example s={"red carpet.csv","red box.csv","black carpet.csv","black box.csv"}; i am ...
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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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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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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), j=(...
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Locators, lists of variable length, all in Manipulate

I'm trying to implement a complicated Manipulate[] interface. I'm not really interested in working code, but for those interested, I would like the program to allow you to drag around a variable ...
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Slider with varying scales

I am trying to implement a slider whose control range varies depending on the current value: ...
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Scope of variables within a Manipulate expression [duplicate]

I have a problem in defining the local variables. I have this code: ...
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GUI and Dynamic update problems

I have made many functions that connect to a MySQL database perform operations then export exel spreadsheet. I also import spreadsheet data into the database. I would like to get many of these ...
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TabView switches tab number without user input in first evaluation

I've attempted to use TabView in a Manipulate to display sets of controls and alter a "display" associated with each set of ...
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dynamically set fit parameters and models with FindFit

I want to fit a gaussian profile by setting some values dynamically, but FindFit returns an error and i can't see the problem. with a given gaussian: ...
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InputField Insertion Point Movement

I am trying to make the Return Key move the insertion point to the end of the input field's text. Please see the example below for the problem I am facing. Namely, when the return key is pressed, the ...
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Manipulate with variable number of sliders plus variable number of functions

I'm trying to setup a Manipulate where I have a variable number of sliders similar to this one, where every slider controls a function. In my case, there will be an additional slider which sets the ...
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Creating a Dynamic MSSQL connection

Hello i am trying to create a notebook that automatically connects to a database on MSSQL server and would then query this to create a sort of personal report. I have connected to this database and ...
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Plotting a dynamical NonlinearModelFit Function

Currently I'm playing around with dynamics and the NonlinearModelFit function. To be precise, I want to fit a function the data, which range I want to specify ...
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Defining a user defined function in DynamicModule

How can I define a user defined function within DynamicModule? For example, if h[x_] := x^2 I want to find ...
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Dynamic fails to update after evaluating `Pause[]` within `Block` [duplicate]

When evaluating this, the final value of a is 0 as it should be, but Dynamic[a] shows a <...
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Creating a Dynamic Time Index Slider for List Animate Plot

I am trying to create an animation using ListPlot, which has worked, but I want to be able to see how time is changing (i.e. its dynamic value) as the animation runs. Here is my normal List Plot ...
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How to tune Dynamic properly to accomplish this?

I'm making a words remembering program with Mathematica. I almost finished it but I need to implement a dynamics to make it more beautiful. Try the following code: ...
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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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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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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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Using DynamicModule and Locator with an external Module [closed]

I wish to call an external Module, called PCA inside a DynamicModule. Essentially, this ...
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Interactions between windows & dynamically updating scrollbars

Consider the following code: ...
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Why is there a lag in EmitMIDI and StopMIDI?

If I run: ...
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DynamicModule - Bookmarks / Autorun menu?

Using DynamicModule in my code, I observed that there is no Bookmarks / Autorun menu (the small "+" in the upper right corner...). Is it possible to add it somehow and to make Bookmarks available only ...
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Value jump in Manipulate when opening input field [duplicate]

In working with some Manipulate functions, I have noticed an oddity when opening the "Show Animation Controls" icon. Here's a simple example that plots a sine wave, ...
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Software Testing (Dynamic, Manipulate, DynamicModule) Interfaces

The main Testing Framework (in both the frontend and Wolfram Workbench) supports unit testing for command-line invocations. Is there a natural way of co-opting this, or perhaps there already exist ...
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Demonstration of an arbitrarily oriented and translated ellipsoid

(Edited and modified) After the advice I received I modify the post. I have created the following code for depicting an arbitrarily rotated and translated ellipsoid, along its ellipsoidal axes and ...
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Learning mathematica, ListPlot [closed]

I am trying to teach my self Mathematica. I am working with the following example: ...
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How can I perfect this game for Wolfram Demonstration publication? [closed]

When the messages change the window inactivates, and when I try to host an interactive CDF on my site it turns red and says something about numbers having to be scaled or offset. Any help? I'm ...
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Build expression interactively

I define two lists: ...
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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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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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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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Abort Dynamic Evaluation error

I have been trying to run the example for geographic visualization at: Density of Library Books in the United States The first two lines of this code are: ...
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Speeding Up Image Processing Functions

I am working with stacks of 1024x1024 timelapse microscopy images that I am performing a series of image processing functions on to help segment each image. These functions include ...
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Convert ImageSize to FieldSize [duplicate]

How might I construct a function called EmToPX[p] such that the following 2 InputFields would be the same width. If not please ...
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Using Dynamic to import the chronologically newest file in a directory [duplicate]

Imagine that I have a device continually and sequentially saving files to a specified directory on a Windows machine (such as [E:\ExampleDir]). Call this device a camera with some proprietary drivers ...
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Is it possible to create an event handler for changes in values of variables? [duplicate]

I am creating a networking application in Mathematica that runs a non-stop simulation, and periodically receives new information from the remote server that affects the simulation. Whenever values ...