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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Why is C-compiled (but not WVM-compiled) code so slow in Manipulate?

Here is a small section of code from this SE question which computes the real part of the dilogarithm (the upper limit of the sum is increased for demonstration purposes): ...
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SetterBar divider style in Manipulate on a Mac

MMA 9.0.1 MacOSX "Mavericks". This issue is apparently mac specific. The issue of this post is illustrated here, for example. In a SetterBar control straight out ...
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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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Modelling Hysteresis with a Differential Equation

I want to implement the bulk ferromagnetic hysteresis model (mostly the Jiles-Atherton Model), see http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/6043/1/PhD_99-1.pdf page 44 equation (30). The needed ...
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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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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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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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Matrix of given size with unspecified elements

I want to generate a Matrix of given size whose elements are not specified I can use Array[a, {3, 2}] to get ...
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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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Unexpected Manipulate behavior

I get unexpected results when I run the following code (even before moving the sliders): ...
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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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Difference in rendering speed between slider and step forward in Manipulate

Consider the following Manipulate: Manipulate[Plot3D[Sin[x] Cos[y], {x, 1, 5 a}, {y, 1, 5 a}], {a, 1, 5}] When trying to step forward clicking the line of the ...
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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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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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Controlling margin around PlotLegends

Here's my code: ...
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How draw a line dynamically using manipulate?

I want to paint a curve on a sphere while I’m manipulating stereoscopic projection points on the plane with a 2D slider, but I’m having trouble collecting the points needed to create the Line ...
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Dropping value of one variable when another changes

Context: There is a list of lists list where lists are different length. Using one control I change a part of list to view, and with another one — what certain ...
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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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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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Question about making TabView remember what tab to open

Background: Consider the following ( for the purpose of illustrating this question ) simplified, but working snippet of code. ...
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How to programmatically create a Manipulate in another Manipulate?

Background: the following Manipulate works as expected ...
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Feed a Manipulate[] Output into a Graphics[]

Please consider : ...
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Toggle plot visibility of dynamic number of data sets

I have multiple curves in my plot, and want to be able to toggle their visibility off/on. Which I got to work thanks to a different post. ...
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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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Export in Manipulate, infinite loop

I want to make export of a plot inside Manipulate, but only once. However, this code runs infinitely and does export infinitely: ...
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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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Manipulate and FileNameSetter don't want to play nice together

In a Manipulate, one can specific the type of an individual control like so: Manipulate[v, {v, Red, ColorSetter}] I tried to ...
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Switch inside Manipulate controls statement

I am using this code inside of a Manipulate: ...
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Alternate controls in manipulate

Is there a way to have two controls that govern a single variable in a Manipulate? Specifically, I am using a Locator to select an {x,y} coordinate, but I would also like the user to be able to ...
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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 ...
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Mouse click on BarChart elements

What I would like to do is explore a data set by clicking on elements in a BarChart. I have some existing code which uses a manipulate which I was hoping to modify. ...
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Change values in equation with slider

I want to make an equation where the values adjust to my slider which I inserted with manipulate. Well, I tried, but when I use the slider the equation starts to fall apart. Actually this should ...
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How use TraditionalForm input in InputField?

Inside a Manipulate, I'd like one of the controls to be an InputField and to allow the input entered to be in traditional form. ...
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How to delete graphics

The code below does not execute as I had intended it to do. Clearly, I do not understand where to go from here. The first click of the mouse sets the initial conditions (t0,x0) for the unique ...
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How to obtain the GIF by Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such GIF illustration amination by Mathematica? and the rendering effects of each trigonometric function curve. UPDATE I have mainly two puzzles: 1) how to obtain the ...
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How to efficiently drag points on a curve within a Manipulate

My intention is to demonstrate on any conic various metrics properties on points belonging to the conic and connected by lines. I want the points to be dynamically moved not the usual way, ...
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project moving point onto a line

The following code displays three solutions to the logistic ODE with an animated points that follow the solutions.. My goal is to project the solutions on to a vertical phase line. I need to be able ...
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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 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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How can I track the execution time of an evaluating Manipulate cell?

In Wolfram's tutorial on Advanced Manipulate Functionality, a nice example of a continually evaluating Manipulate cell is presented: ...
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Ploting a 3D vector field using Manipulate, VectorPlot3D and NDSolve

My aim is to plot a vector field of the following system with a few trajectories: $$r'(t)=i-l.r(t)-\text{ux}. r(t). x(t)-\text{uy}. r(t). y(t) \\ x'(t)=\text{ex}. \text{ux}. r(t). x(t)-\text{mx}. ...
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Manipulate Slider over discrete collection. Keyboard control.

I would like to create a Manipulate slider that iterates over a discrete set of items. Something like the following ...
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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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Embed CDF into an Apple iBook?

Edit From the comments I received and verifying the information about CDF at wolfram.com, it appears that it is presently impossible to embed CDF into iBooks. WRI does not appear to be happy with this ...
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CDF of experimental data

Here is data.csv: ...
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Circumnavigate a curve (part 2)

I got help from Kuba on a previous post regarding this issue I'm having but after integrating that solution into my code, the problem changed and I am left with something I don't know much about (even ...
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How can I get precise frame rates in dynamic?

I've been the Spritz sdk in my ios apps, and I love it. For funsies I wanted to see how much less code a mathematica version would take! Using dynamic I get a nice result, shown below in code. ...
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How can I terminate a running computation in Manipulate?

I want to make a simple cdf file that makes some hard computations inside Manipulate. Is there a simple way, lets say using a "stop!" Button, to terminate the time consuming calculations--without ...
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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 to link a button to a manipulate play

I am wondering how I can link a button to the play button shown if you expand "Show Animation Control", So something like, ...