Tagged Questions

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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
67 views

Why is my Dynamic expression so much slower than the same in Manipulate?

I'm trying to do some optimization based on interactive parameters, then compute and present stuff based on the optimized results. In trying to do that, I came across some strange behavior I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Graphic using manipulate runs too slow

Here is a naive coding of a projection of a point on a sphere. It runs very slow. Can it be changed to run faster without losing its essential analytic character? ...
5
votes
2answers
109 views

How can I save a Manipulate's control settings to a dataset?

This is probably an extremely simple question. I have a manipulate that sets variables used to define an offset, amplitude, frequency and phase of a trigonometric function. ...
1
vote
2answers
75 views

Manipulate is evaluated slowly

I have this function: f[k_, θ_, ϕ_] := Cos[k*Cos[θ]*x + k*Sin[θ]*y - ϕ] I want to change the parameters $\theta, \phi,$ and $k$ to see the effects on the ...
-1
votes
1answer
71 views

How to get solution from DSolve

How to get the solution from DSolve in such way that there is no need to copy the result. When for example solving: ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

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: ...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

Manipulate inside a function definition slows down when passed a large data set

I'm working with large data sets (>1gb) which I'm visualizing with Manipulate[]. The following example works fine for me with no additional memory overhead: ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

I see error messages when I use LogLinear Plot but not when I use Plot

I have written an application with Manipulate that plots the results of several calculations. What I find strange is that when I have my application use ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

Eigenvectors inside a maniupulate function

I am trying to make a physics application and it requires that the eigenvectors be taken for a 3x3 matrix. It is my intention that Mathematica never have to deal with the matrices symbolically. ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

How can I scale a plot in my Manipulate?

I want use scale in the same way as Mister Trevor Cole in his most excellent demonstration at the Wolfram Demonstrations site: ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

What is the correct way to plot a dynamically generated list of functions?

For example, I want to generate a list of random waves and plot them. Then I wrote f:=Random[Real] h:=Floor[f*20] And then ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

Trouble outputting Plot

I am trying to solve a system of ODEs and plot them with Manipulate but I keep getting blank outputs. Below is my code: ...
4
votes
2answers
120 views

Layers of Locators of Different Colors?

I am a Mathematica novice trying to do some interactive segmentation of microscopy images. I've been trying to understand and build upon some code from a previous StackExchange discussion (Can ...
3
votes
2answers
122 views

Circumnavigate a curve (part 2)

I got help from Kuba on a previous post regarding this issue I'm having but after integrating that solution into my code, the problem changed and I am left with something I don't know much about (even ...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

How to set range of values on BarLegend and Manipulate Polygons color filling using BarLegend

I have a simple graphics which display a polygon and a bar legend. I am having difficulties defining a range of values for my bar legend. What I am looking to get is 4 values: 10^-10, 10^-6, 10^-3, ...
1
vote
2answers
78 views

Slider with varying scales

I am trying to implement a slider whose control range varies depending on the current value: ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Interactively Manipulate SparseArrays or Lists

I'd love to use SparseArrayor List to group a set of parameters together in a function. ...
1
vote
2answers
69 views

How to define range for Manipulate using exponents

I have a function: f[x_,y_] = x*y // ScientificForm; Manipulate[f[x,y], {x, 10^-1, 10^-10}, {y, 0.01, 1, 0.01}] When I try to execute it - it does work. However ...
2
votes
2answers
43 views

How to further process a 2 dimensional list created with tuples

I created with Tuples[{{USD, EUR, JPY}, {UP, DOWN}}] the following result: ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Manipulate Discrete Values Labelling

I have 3 lists of plots (generated in other code), rawplots, weightplots,linearizedplots. ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

Generating and plotting hypocycloids [closed]

Hypocycloids are curves generated by following a fixed point on a smaller circle rolling around the inside of a larger circle. The following code is from the recent book of P. Wellin (with modified ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

How to use a self-defined function in the Manipulate function

This is what I want Manipulate[ Plot[ Which[h < a, 1 - 1.5 h/a + 0.5 (h/a)^3, h >= a, 0], {h, 0, 8}], {a, 5, 10}] Is it possible to rewrite it ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Dynamic content Aborts in Mathematica 10

I have written a notebook in v9 that contains dynamic content (a Manipulate). I just downloaded V10. If I double click on the notebook, of course it is opened by ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Timing enclosed by Manipulate not working [closed]

Manipulate[Timing[Show[somegraphs[[1 ;; i]]]], {i, 1, 500, 1}] (in Mathematica 8) This is the last line of my function f[x_]:= Module[....]. I am trying to combine a list of graphs into a single ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

Control Manipulate variables inside Manipulate

I have the data for graph nodes as: ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

StreamPlot,StreamPoints and the Fisher's equation

I'm trying to reproduce a StreamPlot from a vector field encoundered while analyzing the Fisher's equation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher%27s_equation), for a ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Precision of sliders in WebMathemtica

I have been developing a manipulate plot to put on the web. One of my parameters varies over a small interval, {{D32, 2.38*10^-3, "D32"}, 0.001227, 0.0049108}. This ...
1
vote
2answers
85 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
93 views

Matrix of given size with unspecified elements

I want to generate a Matrix of given size whose elements are not specified I can use Array[a, {3, 2}] to get ...
1
vote
2answers
92 views

Combining Plot and ListPlot in a manipulation [closed]

I have a plot of data points using ListPlot and another plot using a function. I want the function to look like the data points. I am able to use ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

Enlarging a contour plot

I just started using Mathematica, and when I entered the following: ...
3
votes
0answers
68 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
111 views

Switch inside Manipulate controls statement

I am using this code inside of a Manipulate: ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
68 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

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? ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
75 views

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: ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
116 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
180 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...