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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Unwanted interaction between instances of a Manipulate function

The function trajectory below is defined in terms of Manipulate and calls the auxiliary function ...
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Using manipulate with a defined funtion to solve a ODE

As many in this community I'm new in Mathematica and while exploring the numerical solver for differential equations, I tried: ...
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How do I dynamically construct a string from a variable number of 'PopupMenu's in 'Manipulate'?

I have a string with a variable length, determined by the value of a SetterBar and whose characters are determined by a corresponding number of ...
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Substitute for 'InputField' in Wolfram Demonstration

My application relies on the ability of users to enter text, and has several settings with a huge range of potential values best entered as strings (to comply with Wolfram's admonition to "choose your ...
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how to use InputField function within the manipulate function

I am trying to make a demonstration that can take in a matrix and create a vector field. Currently I have the demonstration all functioning but to define the matrix it uses sliders. I know they cannot ...
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Manipulating elements of a matrix, to loop or not ?

I have a grid of values generated from a MATLAB evaluation. Most of these elements are 0, some 0.5 and the remainder 1. I'd like to write a mathematica script which reads in the CSV and then, in every ...
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ListAnimate for nested lists with two sliders

I have a very complicated function of three variables (a,b,c). Now I want to plot the function value as a function of a while ...
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The case of the disappearing locators

I have a complicated Manipulate that uses multiple locators, and need to document the output by saving the graphics to a file. The problem is that when I try to save the graphics, the locators ...
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How can I show cursor coordinates as I move the mouse over a contour plot?

How can I show cursor coordinates as I move the mouse over the contour plot in the result displayed by evaluation the following: ...
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Sequence not working in Manipulate?

I have a function that I would like to construct the Manipulate parameter list with Sequence. This is a simpler example but it ...
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Not seeing plot of solution returned by NDSolve

I am having trouble with generating a parametric plot with the following code: ...
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CDF of experimental data

Here is data.csv: ...
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Combine 3D plots into one with Manipulate and different region plots

The following script generates two plots in a row, both of them controlled by Manipulate. I would like to combine them together in one. The problem I don't know how to solve is that the plotting ...
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How use TraditionalForm input in InputField?

Inside a Manipulate, I'd like one of the controls to be an InputField and to allow the input entered to be in traditional form. ...
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Size of the box using Manipulate function

I am using the following command: Manipulate[Graphics[Arrow[{{0, 0}, {a Cos[ω t], a Sin[ω t]}}]], {t, 0, 10, 0.1}] In order to display a vector in circular ...
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Dynamic visualization of two histograms

I have two histograms histo1 and histo2: ...
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How change style of InputField in a Manipulate?

Is it possible to specify a style, e.g., font size, for InputField type controls inside a Manipulate and if so, how? For ...
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Problem with showing results in a Manipulate in a cdf-file

I have a problem with showing my results correctly in a Manipulate in a cdf-file. My program (for my bachelor thesis) can calculate the income law with a income entered into an input field; the use ...
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Dynamically Update both a HorizontalGauge range and the value

I'm developing a demonstration that allows students to explore the location of a point on a number line simultaneously at various scales. I'll show a very simplified version here to get to the nub of ...
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Manipulate - Plot - Function with Parameters [duplicate]

dear community! How do I make this construction work? ...
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Manipulate and Plot, How to keep vertical axis still? [duplicate]

Consider this: Manipulate[Plot[1./n*Sin[t], {t, 0, 10}], {n, 1, 10}] When I change n, I expect the height of the plot ...
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How to fix the PlotRange on LogPlot? [duplicate]

I'm plotting families of Boltzmann'esque distribution functions $\propto\exp\left(-{\dfrac{\varepsilon+{\mathcal O}(\varepsilon^2)}{k_\mathrm{B} T}}\right)$. But it won't let me fix the ...
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Using MatrixForm in a Manipulate

I have declared some lists vAwG = {{{0}, {0}}, {{1}, {1}}}; psi = {0, 1, 2, 3}; vBwB = {{{1}, {0}}, {{0}, {1}}}; and created a function ...
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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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There is an issue with Manipulate in which it updates its argument twice in V10

I have asked this question before (here) and I thought that the issue is only when moving the Notebook window. It appears that Manipulate is working in weird manner. ...
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Pausing a dynamic display

I'm trying to display some graphs, which were defined with plot above this line of code. The parametric plot moves through all of the x values, the others are stationary. I would like the parametric ...
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How can I combine an acceleration value with a VectorDensityPlot

I've seen that graphic and found that documentation and wanted to combine those two ideas within a Manipulate command like that: So I've two questions: How can I draw a dot in the ...
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how to control the limits of two variables in manipulate

This is my code. myPlot[a_, b_] := ParametricPlot3D[Sin[x], {x, a, b}]; Manipulate[Show[myPlot[a, b]], {a, -1, 1}, {b, -1, 1}] I want to manipulate ...
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Auto generate parameters in Manipulate

I have a manipulation problem that I can't find a solution online. Here is a simple example from my case. ...
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Simulations using alternative initial conditions

With help from some of you guys here in this forum, I have developed the following code, which works perfectly. My questions are: how to automate the simulations with varying initial conditions. In ...
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Resizing or moving Notebook window causes Manipulate to update its argument

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 Check this example: Manipulate[Grid[{{RandomReal[10]}, {Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}]}}], {a, 1, 3}] As ...
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Manipulate of graphics + ParametricPlot [duplicate]

Edited at bottom - I think the problem is my unwise expectation to overlay Plot___ over Graphics objects and magically have them scale. I have an entry-level manipulate that shows how a cycloid is ...
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Difference in rendering speed between slider and step forward in Manipulate

Consider the following Manipulate: Manipulate[Plot3D[Sin[x] Cos[y], {x, 1, 5 a}, {y, 1, 5 a}], {a, 1, 5}] When trying to step forward clicking the line of the ...
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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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Writing a procedure that invokes Manipulate[]

I would like to write a procedure with the signature: Foo[vars, params] which produces a Manipulate object. The procedure ...
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Trouble using Manipulate and NDsolve for coupled ODE's

I'm aware that there are a few threads on the topic of solving coupled ODEs using NDSolve and Manipulate. Based on those, I ...
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Manipulate: How to create custom reset Button automatically?

I have a complex Manipulate with more than 10 controls. Each one has its own default value. I'd like to add a custom button in the control area to reset all ...
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List of parameters to manipulate from an external list

I am trying to achieve the functionality of the following command: Manipulate[ z, {z, 0, 1}] but with passing the list of parameters into ...
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How do I remove the quotation marks from each element of a list containing dates that I have import from excel?

I've been stuck in this problem for 1 week. I just want to make a graph (Log-Return vs time (in year, month, day)). The code is: ...
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I am trying to solve a set of coupled differential equations with known boundary conditions using mathematica [duplicate]

Here are my differential equations and boundary condition. ...
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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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ControlType -> None Vs. Module inside Manipulate (i.e. making everything local)

I'm building a program on another one made available in the Wolfram Demonstration Project. I've noticed that in the original code (working flawlessly) many variables were made local inside the ...
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Version incompability Mathematica 10 CDF Player 9

I have aleady looked at these two questions: Is there a CDF Player for Mathematica 10? and Problem with NDSolve in Mathematica 9 / 10. My problem is as follows. I am simluating neurons, which ...
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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: Play the animation only once and stop

I do small animations with Manipulate, but sometimes I don't like that it runs over and over again from start. I would like to have the possibility to stop the ...
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Toggle plot visibility of dynamic number of data sets

I have multiple curves in my plot, and want to be able to toggle their visibility off/on. Which I got to work thanks to a different post. ...