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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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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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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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. ...
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Place title outside of GraphicsGrid in Manipulate

I want to be able to place a text title centered just inside the bounding box generated by Manipulate yet above the GraphicsGrid and run boxes you see when ...
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How to stop Manipulate changing view point

When using the following manipulate I can rotate the plot and manipulate the value without my view point changing; ...
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How to present a Graphic and a Table in close proximity to each other

Often, with a Plot or within Manipulate I want to display a graph and, in close proximity to it, a table showing the results of ...
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Manipulate Evaluation Order Problem

I seem to be getting some unintended results from a nested Manipulate that I have not been able to resolve. I boiled down the problem I'm having to a simplified ...
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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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Integration of Two Manipulatable Cylinders

Introduction I created the following code to simulate the many possible interactions between a cylindrical protein crystal and a x-ray beam during serial femtosecond crystallography. ...
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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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Control variable and body variable decoupling in Manipulate

This issue was raised as an offside problem in this thread. Consider the following example, that does not work as expected: ...
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Create a CDF file with a plot that cannot be edited by double-clicking

I have created a CDF file that contains a Manipulate object with a plot. I intend to embed the file in a web site, so that users can use interactive sliders to ...
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Using gamepad without dynamic

I am a novice using Mathematica. I program regularly using c like languages though. Now i work on a simulation of a vehicle. I have a loop that calculates the next state of the physical model every dt ...
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Drawing disk with coordinates from NDSolve

I have simple Manipulation expression, but continuously getting error Coordinate {x[0.], y[0.]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. I assume that something is wrong with ...
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Manipulate keeps updating due to a function

Edit: This is apparently only a problem on a mac running OSX. I am trying to use the 'stretchText' function by Jens. But when I use it in manipulate, the output keeps updating without changing ...
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Building conditional lists with Manipulate

I'm trying to select elements of a list that satisfy some criteria using Manipulate[]. Given 2 lists: ...
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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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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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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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How to control variables of outer and inner Manipulates?

Consider the following ( working ) snippet: ...
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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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Manipulator reset bug

Bug introduced in 10.3 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.1 or later When the + opener is opened, two things happen: ...
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How to put some number of queens on chess board dynamically?

I asked how to make resizable chessboard in here. nickjamesuk help me . Here is the code. I thought I can put queens on the board chess board easily after created resizable board, but it didn't work ...
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How to select interactively datasets to plot with Manipulate

I'm using Manipulate to visualize three datasets: Manipulate[ListPlot[WHAT -> what], {what, {dataset1, dataset2, dataset3}}] Now with this solution I can only ...
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Circular membrane vibration simulation

I'm new in Mathematica and I'm trying to simulate the vibration of a circular membrane for math project but I don't even know how to start. The wave equation describes the displacement of the ...
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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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Manipulate changing controls

Is it possible to use Manipulate and Switch to change the Manipulate controls? ...
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Object isn't fully displayed in DialogInput

Update: Here's a simper example to reproduce the issue: DialogInput[Table[InputField[], {50}], WindowSize -> All] On my 1366×768 screen only no more than 17 ...
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Is there something wrong with this piece of code involving Manipulate?

I am playing around with the Manipulate sentence. I think the following code is right, and actually Mathematica 9.0 doesn't return any error message, but I am ...
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Dynamically updated text in Graphics

I created a Manipulate function that graphs a line along with its formula next to its graph. But the formula doesn't display what I want. As I use the controls sometimes I'll get the slope or the ...
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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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Dynamic ListLinePlot

I have a list of lists looking like this: {{{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}}, {x1, y1},...}}. Furthermore I have defined a legend, which is taken from the filenames. Now I want ...
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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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Constrain movement of a locator inside Manipulate

Once again a big thank you for the great help in my earlier post: Plotting function with Dynamic parameter. It totally worked out. I now have a new coding problem ...
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Can I label a Manipulate panel?

I wasn't able to find a way to label a Manipulate panel (not the sliders, etc.). Is it indeed not (directly) possible?
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Unexpected Manipulate behavior

I get unexpected results when I run the following code (even before moving the sliders): ...
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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 ...
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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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Style changes between controls and graphics

In the following Manipulate, the style (font?) of the a changes between when it is a control label and when it is a label in the graphics. Is there a way to make ...
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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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How should I deal with messages being produced by my Manipulate?

I have made a knockoff of John Polking's dfield for a web-embedded CDF (via Enterprise Mathematica). My code extends that from Belisarius who last year showed me how to use ...
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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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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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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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Manipulate Controller - Simplex

Imagine you have three numbers a, b and c, and using ...
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How to make slider in/visible in Manipulate?

I need your help with making a slider invisible and visible in a Manipulate. Here is my code: ...
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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 ...