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

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Why is this expression being held, and how can I evaluate it?

I can't figure out why an expression isn't evaluating, even though there's no Hold* in its FullForm: ...
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Adding Dynamic functionality to a Graph

I would like to make the edges and vertices of a Graph interactive, a simple demonstration is to change their colors: ...
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Create list via checkboxes

I am trying to achieve the following: Three (dynamically updated) Checkboxes (a, b and c) can be toggled on or off individually. Depending on their status, a ...
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Combining two notebooks

I have a notebook which contain all the variables and defined functions. I want to do two tasks. As an example, I want to find the density and energy which have equations in terms of above mentioned ...
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How do I make an EventHandler non-responsive to MouseMoved after a mouse click?

Consider the following code. After evaluating it, when I move the mouse over the output text, it prints 1, and when I click the mouse on ...
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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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How to format dynamic InputField value using NumberForm?

Background: I want all numbers in InputField's displayed as NumberForm[num,2]; Now, consider the following the snippet of ...
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PaneSelector and options in a Module

Consider the following snippet of code: ...
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Dynamic ViewPoint on notebook startup

(This is a follow-up question to the accepted answer found here.) I want to synchronize two 3D plots in a notebook by setting their ViewVertical and ...
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Dynamic visualization of two histograms

I have two histograms histo1 and histo2: ...
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Pausing a dynamic display

I'm trying to display some graphs, which were defined with plot above this line of code. The parametric plot moves through all of the x values, the others are stationary. I would like the parametric ...
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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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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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DynamicModule not plotting intersection region?

I am trying to show and calculate the area of two overlapping, shifted hexagons using the following code: ...
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Table with dynamic iterator

I would like to make a Table whose iterator has a dynamically updated endpoint, i.e. Table[i,{i,1,Dynamic[n]}] Is this possible? Here is the context: ...
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Why is either Listable or HoldFirst not working?

Starting with a fresh kernel, I evaluate the following: ...
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How do I constrain movement for lists of Locators using 2nd argument of Dynamic?

I need to display edge labels of a graph in a way that allows the edge labels to be moved. Locator seems the simplest and most obvious function to use. My ...
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DynamicModule with Plots and EventHandler

I am making a little animation in Mathematica, along the lines of some of the Wolfram demo projects. I'd like to animate a simulated trajectory of a random process (say a Poisson process), and while ...
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Input[] inside DynamicModule causing a kernel crash [duplicate]

I have those few lines of code causing a crash and I can't figure out why: ...
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How to make a Dynamic Calculator to solve a quadratic equation?

Taking my first steps in the world of Mathematica Programming. The aim of my program was to modify Wolfram's dynamic calculator (which performs an addition subtraction and a product - in response ...
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How to control dependent PopupMenus?

I created three interdependent PopupMenus with names demographic, region and ...
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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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Dynamic update of displayed quantities on a Plot within manipulate

I'll admit that I only skimmed some other threads about this. They seem rather complicated in contrast to my simple problem. I have two lines in space defined by a two-by-two coefficient matrix. I ...
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How to keep Mouseover visible while control has focus/cursor?

I have a DateObject and InputField that I am using to collect an inputted date. Mouseover ...
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Dynamic importing of json file is not refreshing

Running -- Dynamic[Refresh[Import["foo.json"], UpdateInterval->1]] or json := Import["foo.json"] then ...
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Dynamic Output during ParallelMap

I can't seem to figure out how to dynamically output a variable that is being used in a parallel evaluation. Below is an example function that demonstrates my problem. ...
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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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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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How can I set a RadioButton to invoke an action, like a Button can?

In Mathematica one can create a Button which, when clicked, invokes an action. For example... ...
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Trouble using If[] within TabView Manipulate control

If I place an If in the "body" of a Manipulate as in: ...
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Manipulate Locator warping (snap to cursor)

I'm looking to have a Manipulator Locator that moves in discrete steps and requies the user to click on/near the locator position.. consider these two examples: ...
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Interaction between two sliders that update the same variable

I'm basing this on the code found in the Introduction to Dynamics. I added one more slider which doesn't use the "round and snap" feature given in the link above: ...
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Module Inside ToBoxes or MakeBoxes

Does someone mind explaining why Module doesn't seem to work while inside ToBoxes or MakeBoxes. ...
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Dynamic [ NotebookEvaluate [“_”] ]

A nice way to centralize various tasks in one notebook is the NotebookEvaluation function. For instance I can evaluate ten notebooks from a single notebook (e.g. ...
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Autoupdate Dynamic Variable and Selectable

Does there exist a technique to construct a Cell that allows you to both auto update a Dynamic variable and allows you select the code while the variable is being ...
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How can I find ,Which InputField was recently updated?

I have 4 InputFields.I want to find which InputField was recently Updated out of all ...
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Dynamically filling matrix with a[[n,m]] = 1/a[[m,n]]

I'm building a square matrix, with 1s on the diagonal and elements in U the inverse of elements in L, which are random integers drawn from the sequence 1, ..., 9. Given the nature of the problem I ...
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Resetting an animation with a custom button

I have the following code, which accepts a function via an InputField, and then gradually draws that function in a Plot using ...
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`Trigger` autorunning when not supposed to

Recently I was trying to make something where one could vary the parameters and press play to see how the animation changed. However, when I tried running the code it would just start automatically. ...
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How do I dynamically construct a string from a variable number of 'PopupMenu's in 'Manipulate'?

I have a string with a variable length, determined by the value of a SetterBar and whose characters are determined by a corresponding number of ...
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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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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 ...
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Manipulating parameters in a complex algorithm

I have a complex algorithm that depends on: A wavelet basis A number of sampling points out of a distribution A thresholding value I want to be able to play with different scenarios using ...
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Dynamic process on graph

I have a question, which I failed to find an answer to myself. I'm a casual user of Mathematica, but do have some knowledge about Dynamic module and other "Advanced" features. My problem is ...
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How to make functions from datasets

I have a csv that encodes the results of plugging certain parameters (say, A and B) into certain functions (say, ...
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Is the use of Block to temporarily override definitions inherently unsafe? [duplicate]

This may have been discussed before, if so, please let me know. Consider the following example: x = 5 Dynamic[{Clock[], x}] This will always display the ...
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Dynamic with RegionNearest keeps one CPU core at 100% - Is this a bug?

Normally, when you use Dynamic with a CPU-intensive expression, the expression only gets evaluated when a symbol in the expression changes. This doesn't seem to ...
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Dynamic Syntax - Evaluate AppendTo as the second argument

I am attempting to Append a new value into my list paramMonitor whenever the value for B ...
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Why can I edit only one character of the output of a Dynamic expression?

Try this: DynamicModule[{foo = \[Placeholder]}, foo] Note how we're able to edit the placeholder in the output, e.g. replace it with 42: ...