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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Logarithmic slider

Is it possible to create a logarithmic slider similar to this one that responds to a change of the variable value? That is, when the slider is moved, the variable value should update. When the ...
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trouble with Dynamic range in SetterBar

It appears that I can set the range to a Dynamic variable in a Manipulate control, but not in a ...
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Why does initialization slow down manipulate in this case?

I'm trying to manipulate a plot of function with some parameters. The function is a long expression, so I tried to put it inside the Initialization options of ...
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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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How to manipulate some list-plot in Mathematica

I have two separated matrices in the form X[[i*dx,j*dt]] and V[[i*dx,j*dt]] where i & j are integers from (1 to N) & (1 to M). V & X are velocity ...
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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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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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Avoiding RandomVariate update with use of Locator

I am preparing an activity that simulates the response from a noisy spectrometer. The function I use to generate the data has the form: ...
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Get the correct position of a label on a vertical gauge

I am trying to have the value for a vertical slider display next to the indicator arrow for a vertical slider. However, my attempt is slightly wrong; the coordinates are scaled to the entire frame of ...
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How to place a matrix under controls (sliders) in a Manipulate?

I want to know how I can place a matrix under my sliders. Here is my code: ...
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initialize Manipulate with different selection

Is it possible, and if so, how, to initialize the value of h when the value of g is changed, in the following Manipulate: ...
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Manipulate Controller - Simplex

Imagine you have three numbers a, b and c, and using ...
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Slider resistance and Play-Pausing with Manipulate, TabView, and attempt an granular TrackedSymbols?

Attempting to implement @Nasser's answer for How to avoid an expensive subset of a Manipulate computation when dependent variables have not changed?, using a ...
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Plotting in the “Manipulate” function - simple coding

Hello Mathematica community, my name is Preston! I have a real quick question that should be easy to answer. Alright, so for a research project that I'm involved it at my university, I need to ...
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Move the Animation Controls in a Manipulate Slider [duplicate]

Quick formatting question: How can I move the animation controls for a slider from underneath it to say, on the side? For example, I have this: But I would like all of those controls to be on the ...
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'Play' button in Manipulation and slow evaluations

I'm trying to create animation of some discrete process using Manipilate: ...
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Using Manipulate with a control variable for selective recalculation

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. I've also read ...
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How to avoid an expensive subset of a Manipulate computation when dependent variables have not changed?

I have a Manipulate where a portion of the calculation that ends up displayed is dependent on a subset of the Manipulate control ...
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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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In a manipulatable graph, display x values of all intersections with one of the lines?

I'm doing a project about Moore's law, I'm trying to create a graph that which you can manipulate, but I want the x-values of the intersections with one the lines to be displayed; how would I go about ...
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Animation of 2 Differential Equations - 1 Independent Variable

I have effectively 1 differential equation that had to be broken up into 2 (max number of steps reached). I have gotten the solutions for both using NDSolve and have plotted each together. Now, I am ...
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Zooming the interval arround $0.333\cdots $, whats wrong?

I'm trying to zoom the interval arround $0.333\cdots$ with: ...
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How to allow ContinuousAction on something that is not all

I have this code: DynamicModule[{r = 1}, Grid[{{Slider[Dynamic[r]], SpanFromLeft}, {f[Dynamic[r]], g[Dynamic[r]]}}]] While I move the slider, $f$ ang $g$ are ...
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Filling between quantile ranges

Following code plots Quantiles for a GBM process. ...
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DynamicModule, SaveDefinitions and global functions

Unfortunately, I had not checked stackoverflow, because there, the exact same behavior was already reported. Please see the Q&A "SaveDefinitions considered dangerous". Up-front, I'm on Ubuntu ...
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Plotting heat equation in a Manipulate expression

I have a 2D heat equation $u_t = \alpha (u_{xx} + u_{yy})$ with conditions: $u(x, y, 0) = 300$, $u_y(x, 0, t) = \mu_1(x)$, $u_y(x, 1, t) = \mu_2(x)$, $u(0, y, t) = \mu_3(y)$, $u(1, y, t) = ...
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Manipulate, Import external table, save as CDF, mail presentation

For my work I do data analysis. Most of these analysis are done on big databases with milions of records. I would like to make a manipulate (or animate) using a external dataset and create a CDF ...
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Manipulate freezing on large calculations [duplicate]

I have a sum that ordinarily takes some time (2 - 3 seconds) to calculate. When I put it into a manipulation though, it becomes very temperamental. It will work on some very small calculations, but ...
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Manipulate with formatted output

I would like to have 4 output fields for something like the following: Manipulate[ n*x n/x n + x n - x, {n, 1, 10}, {x, 1, 10}, ControlType -> InputField] but ...
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Slider moving in irregular steps

Sorry - bit of a yes/no question: Is it possible to make the slider from a manipulation jump in irregular steps? Or would the best way to overcome this be to just create a series of buttons that jump ...
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Combining Two Manipulated Plots Dependent on Same Variables

I need to combine two plots on the same graph to highlight the intersection of the two while being able to manipulate various parameters that are common to both functions. I need to have the slider ...
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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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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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Assign one button to two variables

I am trying to use the one button to assign to two variables. Here is an example of how I want it to work. expression: ...
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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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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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How to speed up Manipulate with Graphics3D

How do I speed up the Manipulate of the Graphics3D objects here? It is currently painfully slow, and I'm at a loss. I have reviewed many other posts and implemented what I could based on them, but it ...
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Combine a dynamic module with a manipulation

I would like to combine a dynamic module with a manipulation, whilst maintaining the functionality of both. I have tried things like Show and ...
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How can I get Manipulator control elements to appear on one line?

By default Manipulator produced by Manipulate with Appearance -> "Open" option have two ...
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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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Manipulating horizontal and vertical 'guidelines'

Is it possible to create an interactive plot that has drag-down / across horizontal & vertical guides a la Illustrator / InDesign? I would like to generate something like this: I would ideally ...
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Problem with manipulation and plot

I want to make my function trace the hypotrochoid through one period of its motion and trying to change the color of the trace, color of the radius, and change the color of the dot on it so I can view ...
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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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Selective evaluation of blocks of code in a Manipulate

Is it possible to attach certain pieces of code to certain controls in a Manipulate? For example, consider the following Manipulate ...
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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 with variable number of sliders plus variable number of functions

I'm trying to setup a Manipulate where I have a variable number of sliders similar to this one, where every slider controls a function. In my case, there will be an additional slider which sets the ...
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Animation is jerky, but slider is not

When I do the following simple animation (from the book Mathematica Navigator, p. 316) the slider control changes the image smoothly, but when I play the animation it is jerky. Is there anything that ...