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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Full documentation for AppearanceElements

As explained in this solution, ListAnimate[Table[Plot[Sin[n x], {x, 0, 2}], {n, 3}]]//InputForm will allow me to view the types of appearance element for the ...
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How to show a general graphic (not a Plot) inside a Manipulate

I'm building a little interface, which consists only of a button, as you can see here: ...
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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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Is there a way to use pause in Manipulate?

Is there a way to do any similar to Do[Print["Iteration...", j]; Pause[1], {j, 1, 6}] with Manipulate? (to show the ...
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Manipulate executes twice [duplicate]

I need help, guys! Here the script: ...
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Manipulate for Electric Field

I'm kind of new to Mathematica but I'm getting the hang of it slowly. Anyways, I'm trying to do a project on the electric field of two particles so my professor helped me with this code (sorry in ...
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Aligning controls and their labels to grid?

I have a Manipulate with 6 sliders controlling 6 different variables. I have labelled them all. The problem is that the labels have different lengths, so it looks a ...
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Behaviour of OutputResponse in ListLinePlot

Ok, I think this is not the best way to do this, so I'm open minded for every suggestion doing it in a better way. The Question is why does ListLinePlot not plot ...
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Creating centered inline cell in text cell

The cell corresponds to the textual form ...
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How to partition three years of data into daily samples

I'm trying to find mean of temperature data list. The temperature data list has 3 hours steps which means I have 365*8=2920 temperature measurements per year. My data are temperatures of 13 years. ...
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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 can I get precise frame rates in dynamic?

I've been the Spritz sdk in my ios apps, and I love it. For funsies I wanted to see how much less code a mathematica version would take! Using dynamic I get a nice result, shown below in code. ...
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How to put the labels in the minimun and maximun option in the slide verticals? Manipulate

I like this, but.. .. how could I put the labels to know +- over where value I are moving? for examples, between 0 and 8. ...
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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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How do I keep a random value associated with a locator point as points are added?

I have a Manipulate to which I am adding and removing Locator points (one of which is different from the others, though that is ...
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how to use Manipulate changing the values of a List?

How can I "change" the values in the list h={2,4,6} using Manipulate? (Next line was edited after hte first Alexi´s comment) I WANT to choose real values in h[[1]], h[[3]] , h[[3]] between 0 and 8. ...
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How to show many data lines with MAnipulate?

How could I show many lines with data, usin Manipulate?? ...
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Clicking to add/remove a Locator

I would like to add a Locator to a figure displayed by Manipulate when I click inside the figure, at the location where I click, ...
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Is it possible restore initial values after modify a control in manipulate?

I used to program in Visual Basic, but in Mathematica I have not seen some kind of restore default values after any user modification command in the Manipulate ...
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1D quasicrystal: points on a line nearest to points on a lattice

I have a simple lattice / line manipulation: ...
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Why won't Manipulate work with symbols generated by Symbol?

Suppose I am provided with two data lists. (Assume for the moment that they are lists of integers.) I would like a function that generates bar charts that I can manipulate. Here is what I have: ...
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Make several separate Manipulate controls on a single line?

How do I make several different Manipulate controls appear on a single line? I currently have both a Slider and an ...
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Manipulate AnimationRunning equivalent?

I have a Manipulate function with two variables. I would like one of them to begin autorunning immediately once the function is evaluated, but the other to remain ...
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Manipulating a piecewise function

A while ago I posted a question regarding differential equations. It was supposed to model heat transfer. We've refined our model a bit (using numerical methods now). Our code now looks like this: ...
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How to manipulate lists of parameters?

Suppose I have a function of a variable f, depending on some other parameters a and b, for ...
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Plotting two-variable function as function of one variable with manipulate for both variables

I have a function g(x,y) and would like to plot it as g(x) with a slider to vary y. What I currently have is a g(x,y) plotted as g(x) but with y as a parameter which I can adjust: ...
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Dial control for Manipulate?

I'm trying to make a control item in a Manipulate that is a simple dial. I'm trying to mimic Manipulate[theta, {theta, 0, 360}], ...
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Setting CheckboxBar defaults under Manipulate

How is the default for the checkboxes created by CheckboxBar in a Manipulate set to be checked instead of unchecked? (The ...
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Error Trapping Complex Infinity Error due to Divide by Zero in Manipulate

I want to use a Manipulate that has two controllers that end up as a difference in the denominator of an expression. It is easy enough to set up the initial ...
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project moving point onto a line

The following code displays three solutions to the logistic ODE with an animated points that follow the solutions.. My goal is to project the solutions on to a vertical phase line. I need to be able ...
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Given a list of pairs, average the second elements of pairs whose first elements match [duplicate]

Say this is my list: mylist={{1,4},{1,6},{1,11},{2,12},{2,14}} I want to do an operation that looks at the first element of each pairs, and for all those that ...
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Alternate controls in manipulate

Is there a way to have two controls that govern a single variable in a Manipulate? Specifically, I am using a Locator to select an {x,y} coordinate, but I would also like the user to be able 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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Why does one of my Manipulate integer variables get turned into a real?

I'm developing code for manipulating graphs. Spot the difference in the 2 Manipulates below: ...
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intersection of two lines with a slope slider

I am trying to build an IS/LM model with sliders for a few things including the slope of the IS curve. I am stuck getting the equilibrium ticks and dashed lines to properly follow the intersection of ...
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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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Placing some controls above and some below plot

The code below is something I wrote quickly to simulate the problem I'm having with more complex code. I use Row (or Grid) to get the first 2 manipulate variables (a and b) on one line above the plot ...
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Plot parametric solutions using Manipulate [duplicate]

I want to plot the parametric diagram of {y[t],z[t]}, in which I manipulate a parameter, ω, from $[1, 10 \pi]$. Here is what I have attempted, but I can't get a ...
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Choose partition of a set with Manipulate

Suppose I have a set represented by an array of strings, like set = { "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F" } I would like to create a Manipulate which allows the user to build repartitions of the set. ...
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grid lines in Manipulate plots are not showing up when first rendered?

I have a Manipulate within which the plot does not render completely initially: ...
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Plotting solutions of differential equations with different parameters [duplicate]

I want to plot x[t], when i manipulate w from 0.1 to 1.5. Here is what I've attempted, which does not work as expected. ...
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Problems with manipulating plot in a dialog

G'day, guys. Here is a silly problem I am struggling with. ...
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Problems with Manipulating a piecewise function

I'm having problems with changing some parameters with "manipulate" in a piecewise function. The code i'm working with is: ...
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Why do InputFields not respond in Manipulate utilizing FindGeometricTransform?

In the following code changing the InputField does not result in observing changes in a result from FindGeometricTransform, but ...
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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 can I selectively trigger computations in Manipulate?

I have a Manipulate that uses RandomVariate and Random that I would like to have redraw and ...
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Is it possible to create a manipulate control with lower and upper value

I'm trying to create a manipulate controller to set four value. High and low temperature for both test and use conditions. The four values then go into a calculation. I can set these as four ...
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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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Exporting tables of interpolating functions

A few weeks ago I asked a question about manipulating parameters in NDSolve (Looping with NDSolve?) , and received some very helpful advice about the manipulate environment; now I want to take the ...