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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Enlarging a contour plot

I just started using Mathematica, and when I entered the following: ...
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Antialiased text in manipulate constantly re-evaluated, ignores TrackedSymbols

I am trying to display antialiased text (using the ImportString[ExportString[]] method shown here) but inside a manipulate so that the text can be changed interactively. I have found a way to do this, ...
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Problem of how to manipulate Taylor/McLaurin series

I'm new to Mathematica so I don't know very well the program itself. I would like to manipulate as he does this person in youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCJHvQaGNiQ But I put all the ...
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Switch inside Manipulate controls statement

I am using this code inside of a Manipulate: ...
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Two controls to Manipulate all elements of a list

Say, I have a list list and I don't want to assign different names to all its elements. What I want to do it to be able to interactively manipulate any of the ...
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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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Manipulate Tutorials? [duplicate]

I am wanting to combine equations with sets of static data points in a manipulate and do the curve fitting by moving the slider bars on my independent variables. The best examples of this art may be ...
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Manipulate expression overlaid on plot of data

I am trying to use the Manipulate function in Mathematica and want to plot an expression over a scatterplot of (x,y) data. I can programme the ...
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How avoid white space and tags in CDF on web page

A CDF manipulate made in Mathematica 8 works fine and looks fine in a web page except for unsightly notebook tags and white space around the outside of and below the panel. What can be done? ...
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Graphics // Triangle // Manipulation

I have been Mathematica user for a considerably short while. I have learned some of its functionality using wolfram how-to resources and the documentation. I am having difficulties constructing ...
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How to force Manipulate to use preserve control settings over successive evaluations

I have this Manipulate: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[a x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}], {a, 0, 3}] Now, I realize I had mistyped the expression and it's actually ...
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using 'steps' in Manipulate

I want to make a 3D shape move through a specified graph; e.g. y = Sin[x], such that it moves up and down. My working so far has ...
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Edit plot after creation [duplicate]

I try to find a way to manipulate a plot I created before. (for full code take the fuction x[t_]:=Sin[2t] ) Let's say I have a plot: ...
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How to eliminate (hide) output numbers in a slide show

I am creating a slide show with several imbedded Manipulate objects. I can hide the Manipulate command by clicking on 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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Collapsible Group of Control Objects

I did what I believe was a thorough search on this topic, but still ended up fruitless. Apologies if there is a trivial solution to this. Is there a way to group control objects together to form ...
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Introduction of straight Line into Manipulate function

I just want to implement a line within my chart that starts from time point 0 to time point T and whose y-coordinates can be manipulated, which in my case is represented by D. I tried to implement a ...
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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 ...
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Manipulate Iterated Logarithm

Could I create a third slider that controls two other sliders? I would like to master slider to move slider k from min to max, at which point, the master slider ...
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Rendering of a HighlightGraph in a Manipulate content pane distorted by changing the highlighted edge

A HighlightGraph inside a Manipulate initially displays correct however after approximately 2 seconds, the layout changes and ...
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Manipulate and OpenerView

I have discovered a problem with OpenerView. My opener views always close when I change the value of the manipulator control in my ...
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Generation of Sliders via Tables/For loops

I have a list named data that contains lists of arbitrary size, data={{0.5, 0.5}, {}, {0.5, 0.5, 0.5}, {}, {}, {}, {}, {}, {}, {}} I now want to generate for ...
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Manipulate fails with f[x]=x^k/(1+x^k)

I have this code: Clear[f] f = Function[x, x^k/(1 + x^k)]; Manipulate[Plot[f[x], {x, 0, 5}], {k, 1, 10}] But nothing draws as I move the slider. Am I missing ...
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How To interactively create a Polygon in a Graphic?

Background: suppose I start with the following (working) snippet. Manipulate[Graphics[Line[{{0, 0}, p}], PlotRange -> 2], {{p, {1, 1}}, Locator}] Ideally, I ...
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How to eliminate the need to double evaluate a Manipulate so that a Module in its Initialization section works?

Using V 8.04 on windows. I think this issue might be related to the fact that Mathematica reads main body the Manipulate before evaluating or running the Initialization option. Or, might be ...
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Hide your controls inside Manipulate [duplicate]

I didn't find any topic that could help me; I hope this isn't repeated. I just want to show a control if a specific option is selected inside a popupmenu: ...
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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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SetterBar divider style in Manipulate on a Mac

MMA 9.0.1 MacOSX "Mavericks". This issue is apparently mac specific. The issue of this post is illustrated here, for example. In a SetterBar control straight out ...
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Has anyone seen (and been able to mend!) an error involving Symbol FE`DynamicModuleVariableList?

FE`ExecuteInDynamicModule::noval: Symbol FE`DynamicModuleVariableList$67 does not have a value. >> I'm just posting the error for the moment as this is a ...
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Output resets when after closing/reopening the file

I've been having an issue in a project I am working on for a demonstration that involves a manipulate containing buttons that influence local variables. In essence, the problem is demonstrated by this ...
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Problems with Manipulate (indicated by blinking output cell)

The following code produces the error message when exported to CDF in the title of this question. Although I have seen similar issues on SE, the problem is manifest by the "blinking" of the plot ...
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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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How to load data into a Manipulate expression

I have data showing truncated octahedron geometry changing with time. How can I read those data into a Manipulate expression? To be specific, I want to manipulate ...
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How to set precision and format labeled Slider in Manipulate?

For my calculations, I need increased precision of parameter 'k' in my Manipulate: ...
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Manipulate with a variable number of sliders

I have a function that operates on a list of parameters of variable-length $n$. I would like to create a Manipulate[] that has $n$ sliders, one for each list ...
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Animation - Autorun?

Reworking on a pre-made simulation, when I click the 'Play' button, it won't actually play and when I autorun the program, it just cycles through all the balloons in 10 seconds... is there a way in ...
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Evaluation indicator for a notebook

I have a GUI with a number of TabView and other Manipulate controls. Sometimes clicking from one tab view to the other can take ...
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Is it possible to use Begin and End inside a Manipulate?

May be someone can explain why I can't use Begin["context`"] and End[] inside a Manipulate ...
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How to manipulate nested expressions?

I have the following expression, only slightly complicated, and I'd like to do two things: Plot the elements of the lists (though messy, all are in the same ...
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Change the color of a Locator in a Manipulate

How can I change the color of a Locator in a Manipulate? As an example, consider the following. ...
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Exporting a plot inside Manipulate - Update first, then Export

I want Mathematica to excute the first action inside the Button fully before executing the second action. In particular, look at the following plot which I want to ...
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Scoping problem with Manipulate [duplicate]

Consider the following simple code: f = Sin[a x]; Manipulate[ Plot[f, {x, 0, 10}], {a, 0, 10}] Manipulate takes f to be ...
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Showing Two Manipulated Plots Together

I want to show a scatter plot and bar chart next to each other in order to show the change in both factors for each county. The scatter plot shows life expectancy per county on the basis of income, ...
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Using ListPointPlot3D to simulate 2D plots moving in time

I wrote a 1D solver for the heat equation $u_t=u_{xx}$, and I can animate the solution using normal ListPlot command, where the x-axis is the rod length, and the ...
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Restarting an Animate animation after variable in Manipulate changes

I've been trying to restart an animation after variables change from Manipulate PopUpMenus. My animation takes the form: ...
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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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Curvature Manipulation: Vector Evaluation Error [closed]

I am building a mathematical simulation of curvature that will show the Osculation circle at each point on a curve. However my code keeps coming up with errors and ...
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Manipulate which creates and deletes Manipulators dynamically

I want to plot a function in a Manipulate in which the number of terms varies and a Manipulator for the coefficient of each term ...
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How to format output when using Manipulate

As in the title, I want to output the image of a 3D body with its volume and surface area shown nicely beside it. (Maybe in a table?) But how can I do it? Is it possible to calculate the surface area ...