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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How to make variable values from evaluation time persist in Manipulate? [duplicate]

In the context of automatic report generation, I am trying to use a For loop to Print out a number of ...
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Bookmark name not editable

The bookmark's name in a embedded cdf is not editable. I used the following code to create a cdf. ...
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Using the plot function with the manipulate function

Can anyone explain why the below code does not produce a plot? ...
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Is it possible to make a standalone OS X app from manipulate?

I'm wondering if it's possible to make a standalone app from a manipulate box. I mean a small app that do exactly what the manipulate box is doing in Mathematica, but without Mathematica. In other ...
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Checkbox in manipulate not properly working

This question is related to another question of mine : How can I add a checkbox to a Manipulate expression?, but I'm still unable to make the checkbox to work properly. Here's a MWE code, from my ...
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How to align text to left and output to right, in manipulate?

I need to show a layer of information on a 3D graphics, inside a manipulate box. Currently, all the code is working great, except that the text should be aligned to the left, while the output numbers ...
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Using Manipulate, How can I display a list of coordinate pairs as a drop down list within the controls?

First post on this forum so I apologize if my formatting isn't perfect. My problem: I'm attempting to pass a list of coordinate pairs as a parameter for a control in manipulate. The goal is to be ...
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Interacting with the vertices of a polygon and points on a circle

I want to create an interactive module, where I can plot the vertices of polygon and some points on a circle(for example, suppose a triangle and 3 points on the circle) and move the vertices of the ...
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How to add text with output on a 3D manipulate

I need to add a string of text with some output data at the bottom-center of a manipulate output. The manipulate output itself is 3D. Here's a MWE to work with : ...
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LocatorPane in Manipulate blocks interaction with other graphics

I have a Manipulate that uses LocatorPane on a ContourPlot to move some a ...
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What is and isn't a valid variable specification for Manipulate?

I have an expression whose terms have arguments (representing subscripts), like this: myExpr = A[0] + V[1,T] I would like to put it inside a ...
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Manipulation of ListPlot of an imported list versus first elements

I have seen 1& 2 but I could not find an answer helping me. I have created (by another program) a list as below: ...
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manipulate with Plot

Facing problem with using manipulate along with Plot. Below is the function call where I have only one parameter to change, hence plot is not allowing. Searched for various options but not able to ...
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Manipulate curves [duplicate]

I want to draw curves with manipulation. When I use the following code, I receive nothing. ...
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Button with loop that iteratively updates slider in Manipulate

I have the toy Manipulate. ...
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How to mix symbols and text for labels in manipulate? [closed]

I'm creating a big manipulate box with several sliders, and each slider must have a small explication text (units, for example) after a mathematical symbol. As a simple example, here's the code I'm ...
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Slow and laggy animation of an electromagnetic wave

I made a manipulate code of an electromagnetic plane wave which works relatively well, but is very slow and laggy for what it does (showing just a bunch of rotating or oscillating arrows). What is ...
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Declaring functions in NDSolve? [duplicate]

I have a simple enough series of coupled ODES, which is relatively easy to solve. It looks something like this. ...
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Function for generically controlling 'Manipulate' parameters

I want to use a generic function to generate controls in manipulate, which looks like this: ...
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Adding Color to StringForm PlotLabel

I have: ...
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A series of Manipulate activities in a notebook

I have a series of Manipulate activities in a single notebook I am preparing for a presentation tomorrow. After the fourth one moves so that it is partially in view, I get the blinking black cell. I ...
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Selection Limit on CheckboxBar

Is there an easy way to limit the number of selections in a CheckboxBar such that at any time you can choose only two options. I tried to use the "Enabled" option, but that grays out the whole ...
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Manipulate slider freeze, and empty value in box

Here's a MWE code to show two problems I'm experiencing with the sliders and their value box, under Manipulate : ...
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NumberForm pesky warning from Manipulate

I'm using the NumberForm command inside a Manipulate environment, and in some special cases Mathematica gives a pesky and mostly useless warning message : NumberForm::sigz: In addition to the ...
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Problems with QueueingNetworkProcess [closed]

I have a two stage queueing network and want to vary the number of servers at the second node. The input data and the Manipulate command is below: ...
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Issue plotting PDE solution with manipulate

I am trying to plot the solution to the following PDE with the help of mathematica, however, when trying to employ manipulate to animate the behavior, I find that if I try this: ...
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Problems in animating graphs and its extrema

I tested to animate 2D graph and its extrema for simple case using Mathematica. ...
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N[variable,2] displays 6 digits [duplicate]

The following code doesn't behave as I expect. Rather than getting 2 digits upon varying r, I get the default value of 6 digits. What's up? ...
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Out of range red glow on inter-dependant sliders in manipulate

In manipulate, I need to define two sliders : one basic slider, and a second one for which the end value depends on the current value selected on the first slider. How can I achieve this in ...
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Multiple functions with shared arguments in Manipulate

I am trying to define multiple functions with the same set of parameters and then put them in a Manipulate to simulate their behavior. Ideally it should be something like that: ...
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Manipulate aborts the computation of NDSolve with the Piecewise function after curtain time [closed]

I'm facing the problem with performance: Manipulate is working fine till end time =60 sec, after that it aborts. There is NDSolve inside Manipulate with Piecewise function, and the plot of the ...
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Visualize how a function varies as its parameters vary [closed]

I'm quite new to Mathematica, so maybe i havent figured out the right help file to look or the right function. I apologize if thats the case, but I would like to be pointed in the right direction if ...
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How can I add a checkbox to a Manipulate expression?

I'm looking for a simple example about how to add a simple On-Off switch in a manipulate function. More specifically, I defined a curve with two parameters. One is a continuous parameter that is ...
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How to colorize curves intersection in a manipulate function

I need to show the intersection area of two curves, using the manipulate function in Mathematica. Here's a fully working example, and a preview below it : ...
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3D Interaction when using CDFDeploy

In the following code, the 3D plot of the manipulation is interactive. ...
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Style changes for a moment when parameters change [closed]

I've been looking for a solution to this problem for other applications too, for some time, but haven't come up with a solution that does not involve Animate or ...
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Avoiding the “CloudObject`Private” context bug in controls of embedded Manipulates

I have Manipulates that I develop in one notebook and then paste in another. This second notebook is meant for a presentation, and shouldn't have these odd ...
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Handling of Temporal Data [closed]

I use a random function of a process which yields a Temporal Data object, I need but do not know how to recuperate the numerical values of the process in a Table from the Temporal Data.
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Use variables in Manipulate out of scope

Is there any way to use variables in Manipulate out of scope of Manipulate? For example, ...
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No Interactivity in CDF

I wrote a function in Manipulate as in Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, n}], {n, 0, 100}] and exported as a CDF/saved as a CDF, I don't see anything happening ...
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Manipulate a random walk [closed]

For a college project I am manipulating a random walk. I managed to make a walk but in the manipulation every time a step is added the manipulation shows an entirely different walk. I understand why ...
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Manipulate coupled with QueueProperties

I am trying to couple Manipulate with QueueProperties and it does not seem to work. It creates the manipulate screen but it is not dynamic. It just sits there. Here is my example: ...
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Problem with PlotLegends in Manipulate

Please consider this simple code: Manipulate[ Plot[{a Sin[x], a Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"], {a, 1, 2}] Mathematica returns this ...
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Rotating a contour plot

I am working with some students on transforming conic sections by rotation of axes. I would like to create a simple Manipulate where I plot the before and after ...
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Manipulate panel does not print (or print to pdf) the same as it displays in a notebook [duplicate]

Whenever I print (or print to pdf) a manipulate panel it never looks like the manipulate panel I have in the notebook on my display. This is what the manipulate panel looks like on my display. ...
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How to express Log[b,x] in traditional format in Epilog without changing to base e

I'm having difficulty understanding how to express text in epilog that is dynamically updated using Log[b,x]. Mathematica changes this to base e but I would like ...
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Import Excel data from within Manipulate

I am processing a set of data using Manipulate, as I need some user input as well and the whole code must be delivered as .cdf . The set of data should be imported from an Excel file which is selected ...
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Custom Multi-Interval Slider

I'm trying to make a custom generalization of the Interval Slider - one with $n$ marks to describe $n-1$ intervals. This was my attempt, but it doesn't work - it just returns itself when run: ...
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How to use manipulate to draw an image pixel by pixel

I want to draw an image pixel by pixel using Manipulate. My code almost works but it erases the old points each time. ...