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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Labeling Manipulate variables with their values? [closed]

I want use Manipulate to create an adjustable plot with labeled values. This Manipulate expression seems to work fine: ...
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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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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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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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Dynamically position labels on ListPlot

When it comes to labelling every single point on a ListPlot there might be some labels overlapping. Thus, I would like to manually position the labels with 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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Mathematica quits calculation automatically

I have this little program that is adopted from a Wolfram demonstrations project (link here: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PercolationOnASquareGrid/). I want to see what happen if I increase the ...
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How to make 3 parameters selection and then execute, and not with each selection?

Manipulate[{u*v}, Row[{Control[{u, 0, 1}], Control[{v, 0, 1}]}], ControlType -> VerticalSlider, ControlPlacement -> Up] Q1.- How to select the operation ...
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combining manipulate with “static” plot

Is there a way to show a plot of a "static" function as background for a manipulate panel ? In other words: I have put into a manipulate a trajectory (solution of a system of two differential ...
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Plotting in the “Manipulate” function - simple coding

Hello Mathematica community, my name is Preston! I have a real quick question that should be easy to answer. Alright, so for a research project that I'm involved it at my university, I need to ...
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Using Manipulate with a control variable for selective recalculation

I'm trying to adapt Nasser's method for using a control variable inside Manipulate to selectively choose what part of the code should be recalculated depending on the controls changed. I've also read ...
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How Manipulating a matrix and a graphic in only one Manipulate? [closed]

I have to manipulate a matrix and graphics in one big Manipulate-Block. This way: Manipulate[Matrixform[mat],Graphics3D[]] How can I achieve that? Ok, here my ...
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Can Table be used inside Manipulate?

EDIT: CHanged the code. Please try again t see if it works well on our PCs. I am creating a simple Manipulate[] notebook. However when I place Table[] in the code, like: ...
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Behaviour of Locator

I seek advice regarding the constrained behaviour of the Locator: appears confined to square {0,0}->{1,1}. When I change starting position it snaps to this constrained region. The code I am referring ...
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How to manipulate a Fourier sine series?

I would like to plot the Fourier sine series for $f(x) = x$. I would like to manipulate the parameter n from $0$ to $10$ and plot the sine waves over $(0,1)$. My ...
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Increasing number of decimal places in Manipulate input

I've made a Manipulate app. in Mathematica where I vary the value of a function f(a) by varying the parameter a. However, I seem to only be able to edit my input for a for a value up to 5 decimal ...
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How can I crop manipulator from a plot

I wanted to know how can I crop a Manipulator from a plot. the code for plot is ...
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Visualisation of feedback loops in a directed graph

Here are the nodes (vertices) of my graph: ...
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Why wrapping this ContourPlot inside a Manipulate changes its output into something unrecognizable?

I am a bit puzzled: I wrap the same exact ContoutPlot inside a Manipulate, and it looks all wrong (I don't know what it's drawing but it does not look like the zeros of my polynomial). What am I doing ...
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Approaches to solving non-linear systems of equation with assumptions

The specific type of system looks as follows: \begin{align} (r-r')x+4d_1 x^3+4d_{12}xy^2 &= 0 \\ (r+r')y+4d_2 y^3+4d_{12}yx^2 &= 0 \\ \end{align} Where $r,r',d_1, d_2, d_{12}$ are all real ...
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Updating Manipulate output from within a Button

Consider this (edit: Pause[3] represents some long computation the button should do): ...
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Function does not initialise variable as changes are made in the manipulate function

My function "DefineRss[]" takes in three arguments and outputs a plane value. It sits in the first argument of the function plot3D and that in turn sits in the manipulate function The function also ...
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Hiding a Manipulate slider

I want to generate a different random initial condition for rule 110 using a Button for Manipulate, not a slider. How can I make the slider invisible here? I tried specifying ...
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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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TogglerBar with arbitrary dimensions

I'd like to split my TogglerBar into several rows, with it's length given in a list. I found the Appearance options, but they ...
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Manipulate duplicates the output

I not sure if the question has been asked or not. I tried to find something similar without success. I have this small code: ...
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What's wrong with this tutorial? [closed]

Disclaimer: This code is not mine. Source. I'm trying to follow along with it, though, but it seems that this code no longer produces a working manipulatable plot at the end -- and I'd like to know ...
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Using grids in manipulate

I have a few questions. Here is the code so far: ...
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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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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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Manipulate gives the output as a blank plot, but I'm not sure why [duplicate]

I'm using Mathematica 9 to try to manipulate a 3D plot. My code is: ...
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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 ...
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Dynamically updating linked Manipulate variables

I am trying to write a simple cylindrical tank design notebook. Once the user inputs the desired capacity in gallons, it will compute the required volume (in cubic feet) and then offer sliders for ...
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How to use Button as a control in Manipulate

I am trying to use Button as a controller in Manipulate. I have done some thing like this: ...
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Prohibiting Autorun in a Manipulate?

One of the four possible AppearanceElements for Manipulate is "ManipulateMenu" which provides a number of features such as ...
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ListPointPlot3D in a Manipulate

I have a program using Manipulate. The program given certain values will compute some values. I want these values to appear in a 3D list plot but the problem I am ...
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Displaying an open Manipulator

Take something like: Manipulate[N[Pi]*s, {{s, 5}, 0, 10}] This results in the following: What I would really like is the following: Is there any way to ...
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Manipulate wrapping ParametricPlot3D - part spec longer than depth of object?

I have a system of parametric equations s0 = {t0, 0. +2. Sin[θ] Sin[ϕ]-1. (0.5 t0+0.5 Sin[θ] Sin[ϕ]), 4. (0. +0.25 Cos[θ] Sin[ϕ]), 1. Cos[ϕ]} If I plot them ...
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Manipulates Behaving Badly--Why is it autoupdating?

In working on a simple simulation I came across the following Manipulate quirk (bug?) and I want to know how to get around it. Here is the first pass code, which acts as expected (but is incorrect): ...
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How to manipulate some list-plot in Mathematica

I have two separated matrices in the form X[[i*dx,j*dt]] and V[[i*dx,j*dt]] where i & j are integers from (1 to N) & (1 to M). V & X are velocity ...
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How to place a matrix under controls (sliders) in a Manipulate?

I want to know how I can place a matrix under my sliders. Here is my code: ...
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Problem with manipulation and plot

I want to make my function trace the hypotrochoid through one period of its motion and trying to change the color of the trace, color of the radius, and change the color of the dot on it so I can view ...
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Two-way locator & slider controls

I was wondering whether it was possible to have a two way control system, whereby one could click and drag both the locator (which would in turn move the sliders), AND click & drag the sliders ...
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Control multiple locators along a plot

Update 1 @ Michael E2, my effort - for what it is worth!: ...
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What's wrong with the following Plot in Manipulate?

I try to show the convolution of a step function and a triangle function is smooth with the following code: ...
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How manipulate rasterized Graphics3D objects combined with non-rasterized objects

I am trying to construct a building with a manipulated sliding roof and other objects that can be manipulated. I have found that the manipulation of translations and rotations of graphics groups of ...
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How can I import sound from within a Manipulate expression?

I want to import sound from a file, record, and import sound. ...
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Use Results from Manipulate Plot NDSolve to create another plot versus variable used in DE

I created my plot using using this input: ...
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Use of Manipulate in CDF documents

I am trying to publish a cdf document, but I'm having some problems with the function Manipulate with this code: ...