# Tagged Questions

Questions on the Manipulate function of Mathematica, a function that allows the interactive manipulation of certain parameters in a Mathematica expression.

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### Make which controls are visible in a Manipulate depend on a control value

I want to make a simple demonstration using Manipulate in which I have one or two input fields show depending on whether or not another control is True or False. How can I achieve such functionality? ...
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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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### Extracting the body of a function

I have a very simple issue with Mathematica, but I can't seem to find an answer for it. I solved an equation with DSolve, and I got a result as an array of the following type: ...
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### Putting two functions in one manipulate plot

I have a problem that is somewhat related to this http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7727668/putting-two-plots-in-a-manipulate-whilst-keeping-the-plots-visible but I would like to plot two functions ...
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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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### Manipulate Plot with Controller being difference of two variables

I'm not sure if this is possible at all or whether manipulate is the best option to plot this, but currently I'm using the following code to plot Function Func vs. t values for different x values. <...
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### How to plot the movement of points as I change the slider

I have this code that generates an Edgeworth both with two optimum points. The optimal points change as I move the slider. I would like to plot/trace the change in the optimal so that at the end I can ...
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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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### Image shaking when Manipulate with slider

How to prevent the Graphics3D object in following code from shaking when continuously changing the phi parameter? ...
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### Increment in Manipulate does not seem correct

I am reading the documentation for the Manipulate command and I've done this code: ...
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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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### I'm trying to make an internet radio alarm clock

I'm trying to make an alarm clock which opens a website. I have something which works but it is imprecise and generally quite ugly ...
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### Assigning to the “local” version of a symbol

Compare Manipulate[c[1] = 1; c[1], {c[1], 0, 1}] with Manipulate[Do[c[i] = 1, {i, 1}]; c[1], {c[1], 0, 1}] The first case ...
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### Manipulate Solve for initial condition

I have a series of $n$ coefficients with parameters $r$ and $b$ that sum up to one. But there i also the initial condition value $c1$ that i required to obtain this normalization. I want to find this \$...
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### Simplifying vector expressions

I have some code that calculates Jacobians, but the results contain terms that should simplify or cancel out, but I'm not sure how to achieve this. My code looks like ...
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### Is 450 lines of code in one block too much?

I'm using Manipulate to play around with some graphs (up to 6 vertices). Users can work with one graph or find the union/intersection/difference between two graphs. The user can display the graph ...
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### Manipulate showing the trajectory of a particle

I'm trying to plot the trajectory of a particle: ...
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### How to generate new random numbers in a Manipulate only on demand?

I was playing with a Manipulateto visually compare calculating the mean of Normal and Cauchy random data. ...
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### Manipulate filters in arrayplot with graphical user interface

I have a set of images which need to be filtered by different filters. So I have made an interface in which the user can choose his or her filter. However I now want to manipulate the degree of the ...
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### How to Increase Performance of Manipulate Recalculating List?

I have a list in the form of prices below. ...
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### Dynamic graph construction and visualization (Watts' “Small Worlds” α-model)

I need some help in creating a Mathematica program for building and visualizing Watts' "Small Worlds" α-model. This is a variant of the more known (and much more simple) β-model (also known as Watts–...
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### Generate Random 3D Network using GraphPlot3D and loop

Instead of writing all this out I want to do the same thing with a loop and be able to manipulate n and k. The idea is to create a randomly generated network where n is the number of nodes and k is ...
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### Drawing disk with coordinates from NDSolve

I have simple Manipulation expression, but continuously getting error Coordinate {x[0.], y[0.]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. I assume that something is wrong with ...
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### Manipulate - mechanics

I have a simple manipulation with points & lines: ...
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### Return a local variable from a Module containing a Manipulate

I would like to create a set of custom controls that call Manipulate[] and return the value(s) set during the Manipulate session. I can easily make a version that uses something like: ...
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### Add text after label in a Manipulate graphic

I can add the value of a slider to the right of it using the Appearance-->Labelled option, but what if I want to add text after the automatic label. How can I do that? Normally I want to do this to ...
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### Manipulate with Locator question

Here is an example from Mathematica's help: Manipulate[Graphics[Polygon[pt], PlotRange -> 2], {{pt, {{0, 0}, {1, 0}, {1, 1}, {0, 1}, {1, -1}}}, Locator}] ...
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### Dynamic control values for Slider2D

I would like to have a Manipulate object with a 2D slider whose boundaries change dynamically depending on other controls. For linear sliders this seems to work ...
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### Rotation of a graph using manipulate

I'd like to look at some group transformation of curves in the plane. As a start, I'd like to try to do use the rotation group. Here's the code I tried to rotate a parabola so that I can watch the ...
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### Manipulating multiple parameters in a ParametricPlot

The question is not specific, but not entirely non-specific. Please suggest how to compactly re-code and generalize ParametricPlot command to push in one more parameter ...
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### Using Manipulate[ ] with physical units

I'm a new user, and am trying to build a simple Boyle's law system in Mathematica. I want to include the units of the values, as I may need to perform some conversions later. If my quantities are a ...
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### Enabling/disabling individual locators within a Manipulate

This post helped me out somewhat but it is missing a piece that I really need for something that I am working on that's more complex than what I've shown below. I want to disable a ...
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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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### Pink Manipulates in stand-alone cdfs

Here is a simple example: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[2 Pi f t], {t, 0, 10}], {f, 0, 5}] This makes a plot with a sine wave of varying frequency determined by ...
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### Manipulate a parameter within the PlotLabel

Very similar to Parameters in plot titles in which I want to call a parameter from an array using PlotLabel in my plot using ...
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### Choppy curves with Manipulate [duplicate]

While manipulating the slider in Manipulate[], I experience choppy curves. These do however render correctly after letting go of the slider. The same phenomenon occurs when pressing the + or - button ...
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### Is it possible to plot a List of functions with different colors in Manipulate (or with substitutions)? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Manipulate[Plot[... to do two things at once: Plot the multiple forms a function can take depending on the chosen value of a root inside the function, and 2. show how the functions' ...
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### Axis Labels Disappear With Manipulate

I have a ListPlot3D with custom axis labels that I am scrolling with Manipulate. My issue is that the axis labels scroll away as ...
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### Showing “updating…” message while Manipulate is re-evaluating

Is it possible to show a fixed text such as "updating..." instead of the last result shown, when Manipulate is re-evaluating an expression (in a slow evaluation ...
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### How to obtain the GIF by Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such GIF illustration amination by Mathematica? and the rendering effects of each trigonometric function curve. UPDATE I have mainly two puzzles: 1) how to obtain the ...
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### How to set restrictions in Manipulate parameters?

I´m trying to insert the typicall 3 variables for probability, with the restriction x+y+z=1 How can I insert this values in a Manbipulate I try ...
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### Building Reusable Custom Controls?

I would like to build an application using Mathematica 10. I would very much like to structure the application for maximum maintainability. To this end I would like to segregate controls and user ...
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### Using Manipulate to dynamically correct the baseline of a signal

i have data with a baseline and will correct it with a polynomial fit using Manipulate to see immediatly the changes in the resulting spectrum. It works so far, but ...
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### Dynamic ListLinePlot

I have a list of lists looking like this: {{{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}}, {x1, y1},...}}. Furthermore I have defined a legend, which is taken from the filenames. Now I want ...
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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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### Manipulate crashes after running 4 minutes

The following code generates the familiar 3D-plot: ...
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### How draw a line dynamically using manipulate?

I want to paint a curve on a sphere while I’m manipulating stereoscopic projection points on the plane with a 2D slider, but I’m having trouble collecting the points needed to create the Line ...
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### How to plot multiple curve in a same plot with Manipulate

The manipulate function in Mathematica allows the users to adjust the values of the parameters in a graphical way. How do I plot multiple functions in a same graph and also I can use manipulate at the ...