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 scope variables in Manipulate (for Autorun)

This question is connected with that one (and all other connected). The purpose is to make a demonstration that has a Dynamic part among controls (I'm aware that it is not recommended, but nonetheless....
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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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How to solve a linear system inside Manipulate and use the result for Plot?

I typed a code for showing a plane and a line, and solve a system, but I can´t show the intersection, because I don´t know. Here is a minimal working example for understanding my problem ( the real ...
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Manipulate: strange behavior of Manipulator

Bug introduced in 10.2 and fixed in 10.3 Consider this simple code: Manipulate[n, {n, 1, 5}] When we evaluate it, we'll get Now try to click on the little ...
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How to get function output with Manipulate

I have a program, which makes Gauss-Jordan transformations (not too pretty, I suppose). I want to get output with Manipulator like that: Two-Phase Simplex Method with only "step number" slider. One ...
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Parameters of Ellipsoid dependent of other variables in Manipulate

I'm very new to Mathematica; I'm trying to use it to display a Manipulate of an Ellipsoid that contains the parameters dependent of other variables. For example, my ellipsoid equation ...
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Animating magnetic field lines on a circle

So I want to create a changing vector as a function of theta and have it's origin stay on the path of a circle. The vector I want to plot is: ...
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How can I use an InputField value as a variable name to save to?

I'm trying to save some settings and results from Manipulate, and I want to be able to save them to different variable names. The code I have is something like <...
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Determining closest lists near any selected point

I'm plotting several lists of data (constant lines of density, temperature quality, etc. on a pressure-enthalpy diagram), none of which are fitted well by ...
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How to get a 2D Plot from a 3D plot?

I have the following code below, that relates Concentration C[x,t], Time [t] and Space [x]: ...
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Animate FromQuarternionTo3DRotation nb file with 4 quarternion values

I have a csv file. Inside the csv file, there are few rows of 4 quartenion values. I would like to animate the quarternion nb in http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FromQuaternionTo3DRotation/ I ...
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How to visualize a random forest classifier?

I'd like to recreate this visualization (from python) in Mathematica: I'm not sure how to extract the decision boundaries from a classifier with "Method" set to "RandomForest". Here's the code: <...
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Get value of symbol

ab := {{a, 10, 100}, {b, 0, 10}} Manipulate[a*b, Evaluate[Delete[ab, 0]], Button["SHow", Print[Evaluate[Symbol[ToString[ab[[1]][[1]]]]]]; Print[a, "---", b]]] In ...
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Mathematica Manipulate, Plot, Piecewise [duplicate]

I have two functions h2 and v2 that I need to graph using Piecewise and be able to ...
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how to get user defined functions in Manipulate [closed]

I am trying to write a demonstration that plots user defined function and uses this function for further calculations. I tried the following code: ...
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Manipulate - strange behaviour with NSolve (I suppose)

I have written the following code for a mechanical calculation. The calculation works, but as soon as I try to use Manipulate(needed to generate a .cdf after all), ...
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Manipulate: After Changing view of a Graphic, the sliders can't be used anymore

I have a new problem: I have exported my program as a cdf standalone. I changed the view of the graphic and now the sliders cant be used anymore. Very strange... Here is a screenshot: The orange ...
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Evaluation inside a Manipulate

Let's assume I have a symbolic expression, and inside a Manipulate I define the actual values: ...
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Graph of second order polynomials [closed]

As I mentioned before, I want to write a notebook for teaching graphs of second order polynomials that shows discriminant and the conditions when a>0, a<0, having real roots, having no real roots. ...
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Rotate manually 3D graphics when (auto)playing

Is there a possibility in Mathematica to allow for manual rotation of 3D graphics when (auto)playing either using Manipulate or ...
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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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Increase Performance in the Manipulate Command

The code below pretty much looks like and does what I want it to. However, it is sluggish. I realize I have many calculations, and perhaps this is the best I can hope for. But if anybody has any idea ...
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Resizing or moving Notebook window causes Manipulate to update its argument

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.3.0 Check this example: Manipulate[Grid[{{RandomReal[10]}, {Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}]}}], {a, 1, 3}] As you can see, ...
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Control with label doesn't work properly inside Manipulate

Consider the following example: Manipulate[{1}[[i]], {i, {1 -> "a"}}] Execute it and you'll get: The correct result will be displayed if you select ...
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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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Manipulate starts to recalculate infinitely

I'm fitting data inside Manipulate and it works good model = Evaluate[H1*complex[r, k1, 1]]; fitRes = FindFit[data, model, {H1, k1}, r, Method -> "NMinimize"]; ...
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How to prevent a definition from overwriting my input

I developed the following manipulate code to be a limited knockoff of Polking's dfield. I export the code to Enterprise CDF so that one may type a first-order ODE into the input box and create a slope ...
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Approximate UnitStep for use in Enterprise CDF

The following Manipulate code displays the VectorPlot for all functions. (This code is a subset of a more extensive notebook which is based on the structure you see below. Consequently, I need to ...
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Multiple interactive adjusters for multiple parameters including locator

I want to make a program that allows to vary multiple parameters via multiple adjusters. It may well be that this question has been answered already somewhere. However, I am pretty new to programming ...
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Showing Mathematica's dynamic UI in external Java programs

I want to run Mathematica from an external Java program and display an interactive app in my own Jpanel. Is it possible? When I tried using MathGraphicsJpanel, I am getting only the snapshot of the ...
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How do I animate just one variable out of three inside Manipulate/Not show line until Animate?

1) In the following code, I want to Animate just the Elapsed Time (t) variable. How do I write an ...
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Can I disable specific items in a PopupMenu control?

I have a PopupMenu in a Manipulate with items in it that are inapplicable in some cases, and rather than removing them, I would ...
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I want to change the outer background color of a manipulated plot

I downloaded some demonstrations' sources (for example) and I want to change their colors. I am only stuck with the white outer background that is around the plot's yellow background. I would like to ...
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Manipulate: how to hide manipulator

Suppose one creates a simple Manipulate in a notebook, with a single numerical control and no changing of the default appearance. Then there is a small + in the upper right, for accessing the ...
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(Again) eliminate curly brackets from PopupMenu?

How can I display the items in a PopupMenu , which is fed by a list, without the curly brackets? The sample code is: ...
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How to create a new window with manipulate? [duplicate]

How can I create a new window with a Manipulate expression? Currently I'm using: ...
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Creating plots of second order polynomials [duplicate]

I am supposed to write a notebook meant for teaching graphs of second order polynomials, a x^2 + b x + c : There should be a 2x2 grid of four significant plots (<...
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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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How to plot an arbitrary function in mathematica [duplicate]

I have plotted and manipulated the Von Mises Distribution as follows: Then I want to change the function of the distribution a bit Because I want its function be as: $$p_{\psi}(\psi|\mu,\kappa)=\...
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How to make a time slider like Manipulate[n,{n,1,20,1}]?

I want to make a time slider varied from 12:00:00 Jan 1,2015 to 22:30:00 Jan 1,2015 for every 5 minute. So like using Manipulate[n,{n,1,20,1}], ...
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Better way to visualize cylinder puzzle solution

The above puzzle has been a recent source of amusement in my clique. I decided to provide a visualization to motivate solution (here): My code: ...
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Export animation of a Manipulate autorun sequence?

I've got a Manipulate that does a vector field plot. Basically a function that returns a list of Graphics objects and a couple of sliders: ...
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Wrap custom control inside Manipulate or DynamicModule

[Apologies if this is a duplicate: I have looked at quite a few related questions but have not seen this issue dealt with] I have built a custom control, using the following method: ...
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How can I get “custom” controls to appear and behave like “default” controls in my Manipulate?

For various reasons I need to define some controls in my Manipulate with complex behaviors that are not (or at least I don't think can be) accomplished using the ...
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Part of longer code has an error - how can I debug?

Please can someone help me locate the problem? ...