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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Abridging Lists of Equations within NDSolve, Manipulate [duplicate]

I have a pretty little NDSolve function that I've finally decked out with manipulatable (by sliders) coefficients, which changes the graph in real time. However, I ...
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Evaluation in Manipulate [duplicate]

I have an expression assigned to a variable. For example: exp1 = a*x+b Now I would like to plot it using something like this ...
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Using Manipulate Feature for Two ODE's

So I have not been able to find any examples of the Manipulate feature for two ODE's. I would like to plot a graph of x[t] vs. y[t] and manipulate the initial conditions, v and theta. Thank you very ...
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Manipulate not accepting default values

I have pasted my Mathematica code below. For some reason, the default value for h, or Δx, while set to 4.5 in the code, keeps displaying at -4 instead. I have been over and over this example, and I ...
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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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What does None mean in a control specification for Manipulate?

I am now struggling to understand code that contains the following (simplified) Manipulate structure. ...
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Sync Animated Plots

Here is my Lorenz code: ...
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How to manipulate a Fourier sine series?

I would like to plot the Fourier sine series for $f(x) = x$. I would like to manipulate the parameter n from $0$ to $10$ and plot the sine waves over $(0,1)$. My ...
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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 to track dynamically generated manipulators?

In the code below the manipulators that are generated from the stakes buttons are not tracked by the Manipulate expression that contains them. How can I make the ...
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Help generating dynamic manipulators?

I would like to generate dynamic Manipulators for each of the selected buttons in a ToggleBar. How can I keep the state of each Manipulator in a variable? I would like to later access the values of ...
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How to set the slider width inside Manipulate

I use the code below to visualise the connection between a sine curve and the unit circle, but would like to make the slider wider, so it has at least almost the same with as the image. I have tried ...
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How to manipulate plot range with fixed axes

I want to achieve something like this Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, r}, PlotRange -> {{0, 10}, {-1, 1}}], {r, 0.1, 10}] but my function in place of ...
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Restrict Locator to a certain graphic inside Manipulate

I would like to restrict the Locator inside Manipulate to a certain graphic. For example if I display two graphs, I would like to be able to click on the right one and use this information in other ...
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Manipulate keeps replaying the animation non-stop

I made a notebook with the following code, but for some reason when I evaluate it it keeps replaying repeatedly. What is causing this? Thanks. ...
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how to show value of y-axis value using manipulate to select x-axis value

How to add a slider for the x-axis that shows the value of the y-axis based on the position of the slider. Basically providing the result of the probably given a specific lot percent defective, lpd ...
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manipulate: time limit on calculations [duplicate]

I'd like to disable the 5 second time limit in the manipulate construct. I read about setting SynchronousUpdating -> False But for some reason this does ...
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Speed Up SphericalPlot3D

I was wondering if I could speed up SphericalPlot3D? I tried editing PlotPoints, and ...
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Simulate a simple spinner

I'm teaching some simple ideas in probability to students in grade 7. The "spinner" below works, but I'm wondering how I could make it just a bit more realistic by having it actually "spin" around a ...
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Error in extracting a column [duplicate]

I imported excel data to Mathematica using this command. kuruzD = Import[ "C:\\Users\\TMH\\Documents\\Problem Set 4\\kuruzData.xlsx"][[1]] //TableForm I want to ...
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Restricting a plotted expression to reals in a Manipuate

I have an expression from which I'm trying to create a plot that I can manipulate. The expression contains Abs, and I only want to have it evaluated for reals. What ...
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DataRange problem in a ListLinePlot within a Manipulate

I'm trying to create a simulation of a set of lists with Manipulate[] and ListLinePlot[]. However, as my simulation starts with ...
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How to prevent errors in Manipulate with ListPlot when a result is an empty list?

I am trying to plot two lists, where one is the reference list, and the other is only used to select and highlight the first list. Basically, I want to use the selection list ...
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Using function with multiple definitions in Manipulate

I'm trying to use Manipulate to visually try out different values of lambda in a Box-Cox transformation. I've created a boxcox ...
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Manipulate - Flickering graphics

I am new to mathematica and was experimenting with NDSolve and doing a simple demonstration of orbital motion and Newtons laws. I put together the following code which all seems to work except the ...
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Exporting a Video of a Simulation of Pendulum Motion

In a series of previous questions, I asked how to solve a series of differential equations describing a series of coupled pendulums, and then how to plot this data by coloring the different pendulums. ...
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Click on a curve to start Manipulating another function

I'm able to plot two lists with a tooltip on the curves to display the name of the curve: ...
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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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How can you show data in a CDF Animate Graphic?

I want to show (dynamically) the curvature and torsion in a CDF to understand the quantitative measure of any points. Do you know what I have to do to show data in a ...
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What is the equivalent of TogglerBar that will work with Manipulate? [closed]

I use this code to pass on options to a custom function: ...
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How to dynamically update Locator[] constraints?

I need to visualize Menelaus' theorem for a triangle with moving locators for each of six points. So the vertexes of the triangle can move in any possible way, and the three points on the sides of the ...
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Combining two notebooks

I have a notebook which contain all the variables and defined functions. I want to do two tasks. As an example, I want to find the density and energy which have equations in terms of above mentioned ...
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Tangent to a circle

I am trying to show vector of fixed length which is the tangent to a circle which rotates. Any suggestions on how to simplify this ? My question is not about using Manipulate etc but more is there an ...
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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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How to relate setter buttons with equations

I want to relate or connect a setter bar with a set of equations to graph them. ...
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How to use custom Dynamic inside Manipulate

I was wondering if it is possible to use a custom Dynamic[var, function] inside a Manipulate. The reason for the need is this: ...
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Dynamically show a specific number of the fractional part's digits

What is the fastest way to cut off all n z digits of the fractional part of a real number? (For example 12390.20934230) I came up with this so far: ...
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Possible to use Manipulate in GUIRunModal?

Is it possible to use the widget created by Manipulate within GUIRunModal? I intend to run the file using ...
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Manipulate for probability distribution with multiple parameters, kernel smoothing

I'm looking to use the Manipulate command to take a distribution with multiple parameters (e.g., mean and sigma for the normal), generate some variates, then plot ...
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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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In a Manipulate[], control timing of Autorun

I've made a gauge like instrument that will get used to prompt someone to maintain rhythmic breathing patterns during heart/brain coherence training. ...
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Can I set 'no-go' values in a Manipulate slider?

Is it possible to easily modify a Manipulate such that the slider automagically skips certain values? For example, say I am plotting an equation that's perfectly ...
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Control maximum value of a slider with another control

Is it possible to make $y_{max}$ of Slider[y, {$y_{min}$,$y_{max}$}] depend on another control? For example, I have three variables (Time, Type1, Type2). I want a drop down box for the user to ...
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Manipulate and Turning Expressions into Functions

I've been trying to use Manipulate to do interactive plotting, but I've been running into a few problems with saved expressions. I have an expression saved as "func" and I want to work with it and ...
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Why does the syntax highlighter color a local symbol red inside DynamicModule?

I am adding a Module inside DynamicModule here is an example (thanks to @rm-rf for this simple example) ...
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Subdividing a polygon , equivalent fractions

I see that I was a real "doofus" here and my original question was flawed. You can't divide a polygon like you can a circle or a rectangle, except in special cases... I should have seen that right ...
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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; ...