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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Locator with Integer value coordinates [duplicate]

I want to get the Pixel value of an image.and here is my code ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why does my Dynamic NonliearModelFit keep running?

I have complex data and which I am fitting to a complex formula. In order to use NonlinearModelFit I split the formula and the data into real and imaginary parts. ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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How to program a clickPanel for chemical elements (like a periodic table)?

The command ColorData["Atoms", "Panel"] indicates RGBColors of "Atoms" by clicking a panel. As I don't want to reinvent the wheel, I asked myself: How to ...
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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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Using a Slider2D to add data points to a list

This bit of code sets up a list with the first entry already in it -- {{1,1}}: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...