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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Altering layout and sizing of Manipulate controls?

I'm currently working on a display project using Manipulate and was wondering if there is a straightforward way to alter the placement of the control options that I ...
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How to add graphics options to an already produced plot having manipulator?

I am new to Mathematica and stuck with one problem i.e. How can I add a graphics option to an already made plot which a manipulator to control itself. ...
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Enabled option for slider in Manipulate not updating dynamically

In a Manipulate expression I have a slider control which has the Enabled option ...
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How to convert String to an Expression inside Manipulate which depends on control variable

Normally, in Global context, these 2 are equivalent eqn = "r-x"; r = -2; Plot[ToExpression[eqn], {x, -5, 5}] and ...
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What changes in Dynamic have occurred from Mathematica 7 to Mathematica 8 that might induce incompatibilities?

I have a function that outputs a Manipulate (say FAnimated[params_]:= Manipulate[F[params,t], {Time, Animator[t]}] where F ...
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How can I restore context menu functionality to a Manipulate that contains Locators?

Before adding a Locator to a Manipulate, I can easily print or export the result using a context menu: But after adding a ...
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Manipulating the pitch of a sound

After reading Manipulating a continuous stream of sounds I have to ask about controlling the frequency of a Sin sound in a continuous manner, with a ...
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Graphics and panel size

Consider the following snippet: ...
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Elegant Matrix Combinations

Suppose you have a matrix (mxn), simplified for illustration m= {{a, b, c}, {d, e, f}} And a set of combinations (simplified for illustration purposes but can ...
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Using Locators in a non-standard Manipulate code

I'm trying to adapt Nasser's method for using a control variable inside Manipulate to selectively choose what part of the code should be recalculated depending on the controls changed (see this ...
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Moving From Dynamic Module to Manipulate

In trying to implement Vitaly's suggestion about how to take control of Locator events, I have been able to make headway using ...
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Make a slider controlling a generated character's code value

If I execute the following code: char = 97; Slider[Dynamic@ToExpression@FromCharacterCode@char, {0, 5}] the slider will fail to change the value of ...
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Creating centered inline cell in text cell

The cell corresponds to the textual form ...
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Manipulate using a variable defined outside of the manipulate function [duplicate]

I want to do something like this: expr := x^e; Manipulate[Plot[expr, {x, 0, 4}], {e, 1, 3}] But the plot shows up empty. Yes, it works if I do: ...
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How to control the speed in Manipulation

As the title says, I want to control the speed when I use Manipulate. I have the following piece of code ...
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Manipulate with explicit updates

I want to use Manipulate (I am open to other alternatives) to apply one of two different functions f or ...
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saving Manipulate data inside a notebook

I want to send a few Manipulate Plots and regular plots to my advisor in a notebook. I ...
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Change the colour of a ListPlot element in each iteration of Manipulate

I would like to modify the colour of dots in a ListPlot[Table[function]], e.g ...
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Slow image manipulation

This is some extremely simple code that shows an image and manipulates a circle (that will be used to select a region of the image to analyze). All those Dynamics ...
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Vertical RadioButtonBar in Manipulate

I want to make a vertical RadioButtonBar in Manipulate. So far I only have a workaround that looks like this: ...
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PlotStyle with Table

I want to create a plot style with a table and manipulate the variables in the plot style. ...
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How to change start and end date of DateListPlot with Manipulate?

Let's say I have a one dimension list d with length L. The $x$-axis in the plot starts from ...
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Manipulate and ExclusionsStyle

How can I change ExclusionsStyle for a plot inside Manipulate? Here's a sample that (though it shouldn't) seems to produce ...
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How to use button to evaluate a cell

I would like to create a button that when I click it it evaluates a cell containing a manipulate code. Also, I would like another button that when I click the output of manipulate disappears. How can ...
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Manipulate Controller - Simplex

Imagine you have three numbers a, b and c, and using ...
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Getting arrays of values out of Manipulate

More about getting variables out of Manipulate: If I execute the following: ...
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How to define a button inside Manipulate that tells Mathematica to re-evaluate the whole Manipulate code?

I have written a Manipulate code carrying out some very complicated tasks. There is no problem for the first run, but if I click the reset button to reset all ...
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Track object movement

Referring to this link I happen to realize that actually the trace being projected is dependent on an equation and not on disk or circle. Though I was presuming that it is getting traced because of ...
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Label names within Manipulate with ControlType->RadioButton

I modified an example from the documentation to have a RadioButton control over a specific list of values: ...
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A problem with Deploy and Locator in a Manipulate

I recently asked a question about Locators not behaving properly (see Locators and Table within a Manipulate are not behaving) and thought I had figured out the answer. However, as I played around to ...
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Thread[] seems to reset changes made with Manipulate[]

Recently I have been working on group theory and I have found checking for associativity for specific Cayley tables to be rather tedious so I wrote a program to do it for me. Most of the time I would ...
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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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“Show” with Manipulate runs fine normally, but gives errors as a CDF

I've simplified my code to what can reproduce my error. Basically, I have two lines: ...
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Upon opening my notebook, I must evaluate cell for code to work properly

I am new to Mathematica. Once I evaluate the cell containing the code, my Manipulate works as desired; however, if I open the file and do not evaluate the cell, the Manipulate goes haywire. Can ...
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Mathematica's external controllers?

While reading the Manipulate reference I've noticed this line: What are the available external devices for that? Some months ago I was thinking on what would be needed to use a MIDI Controller ...
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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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Anchor Manipulate Controls to Edges of Content

I'm running into an issue with arranging Manipulate controls and a dynamic module around the content pane of the Manipulate. For example: ...
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Manipulate Plot and control variables using multiple controls

Here's a simple Manipulate example: ...
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How to dynamically change the Appearance of a control in Manipulate?

How can I dynamically change the appearance of b? Strangely it works for the Enabled state but not for the Appearance. Thanks. ...
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How can I highlight the vanishing-partials in an interactive 3D plot?

I am using Manipulate and Plot3D to plot a function with two real variables and two extra parameters. ...
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Automatically expanding sliders in Manipulate

Is there some way to have all sliders expanded by default in a Manipulator object, i.e. as if I had clicked all "+" signs?
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Manipulate: size of controls

As you can see in the drawing, I'm making a little Manipulate program. I'd now like to decrease the size of the controls at the left—to have more space for the ...
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Graphics updating from inside double-Fold-iteration within Manipulate

Normally, when using Manipulate[expr, controls, options], the graphics updating should be carried out at the very end of expr. But now I encounter a situation ...
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How do I dynamically change Manipulate controls?

What I'd like to be able to do is dynamically change the axis of a 3D plot inside a manipulate. For example if I have a function that has three input variables I'd like a 3D plot using 2 of the ...
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Noticeable slowdown in graphical performance when using manipulate

I have been making these mathematica 3D objects that involve a molecule with some sort of surface displayed above them. This is done fairly easily by: ...
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Change CurrentValue of a key press

I was wondering if there is a way that I could change the value of a key press such as Shift, Ctrl, etc. Normally, when nothing is pressed, the CurrentValue will ...
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How to control variables of outer and inner Manipulates?

Consider the following ( working ) snippet: ...
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Manipulate a Plot that contains a variable that contains symbol [duplicate]

This snippet mm = m Manipulate[{mm, Plot[mm x, {x, 0, 1}]}, {m, 0, 1}] (m is not defined anywhere) produces a sadly fixed ...
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Manipulate changing controls

Is it possible to use Manipulate and Switch to change the Manipulate controls? ...
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Change all Options of Plot Dynamically

I am trying to make a series of changes in the appearance of the Plot of some function. I am trying to use Manipulate for my experiments. I tried to change the following code ...