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 control when NDSolve is called inside Manipulate

Let's say I have a function which returns the resulting function of a differential equation solved by NDSolve: ...
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Keeping a plot fixed as one parameter changes in Manipulate

In the following code I'm plotting the contour $f(x,y)=0$ as well as the family of lines $y=mx$: ...
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Manipulate with a function as a parameter

I'm trying to make a Manipulate command to plot the contour lines of a function of two variables $f(x,y)$. I think I should use the "InputField" option somehow, and I thought of something like this: <...
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A single point moving at different speeds through different regions on a plot (Manipulate)

I've been working on this for a while with little success. I have a point (that needs to be connected to a Manipulate control in some way), that moves up the plot ...
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Can the increment in Manipulate, Table, Range, etc. be subject to an If statement?

In this demonstration I'm working on, I would like to plot a piecewise function with the tangent line to the function at a point that is determined by c in the code ...
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Manipulate code crashes V10.1

This code is working with Mathematica 9, but Mathematica 10.1 is becomes unresponsive when I try to evaluate it. ...
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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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ToExpression in Manipulate

lets take this small example code: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x (1 + a* x)], {x, 0, 6}], {a, 0, 100}, Button["a=90", ToExpression["a=90"]]] By clicking the button I ...
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Grid in manipulate [closed]

I am trying to plot two functions using Manipulate which use the same sliders. When I use Grid to to this the text, "Grid[]" also appears in my output. Using List also causes a similar problem Is ...
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Can Manipulate parameters be hidden with an If statement? [duplicate]

I'm making a demonstration with the following code: ...
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Create a moving plot along a parametric plot using Manipulate?

I have been looking through Manipulate examples and haven't been able to create a working plot yet. I have a parametric plot defined: ...
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Stopping sliders in Manipulate going to dynamic unfeasible regions

I am trying to use Manipulate to create a function which allows a user to play with a probability density. The following generates a static density over the range 2000 - 4000, then allows the user to ...
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How to make autorun stop at the max value?

What should be configured in Manipulate in order to make autorun stop at the max value of a variable and not go back to its initial variable?
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Slider with initial value on manipulate [duplicate]

Consider this simple code Manipulate[n, {{n, 3}, 1, 5, 1}] It will produce If we click on Show-Animation-Controls button next to the slider, suddenly the ...
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Part of longer code has an error - how can I debug?

Please can someone help me locate the problem? ...
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How to make a button that allow me to control a Manipulate module? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use button that allow me to control a manipulate module. Here's what I did now, it's really simple: ...
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NDSolve and Plotting

So I am having an issue using NDSolve and plotting the function. So I have two different NDSolve calls in my plotting function. (...
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How should I debug a failed Manipulate of RegionPlot?

I am trying to build a package that will display a sector of an ellipse where the angle is taken from a focus of the ellipse rather than from the center. The code seems to work fine when called with ...
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Cloud deployment of a Manipulate expression

I would like to deploy the following Manipulate function, which works in a Notebook: ...
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Arrange order of evaluations (please help these unit vectors) [closed]

I need help to control order of evaluations. Here I try to use Manipulate to control n unit vectors. Their positions are initially random but head left. The 2 operations are 1) translation: moving ...
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How many arguments does a function require, and how to use that in `Manipulate`

The goal is to vary the order parameters in wavelet transforms in the Manipulate environment. The various transformations have arguments of different rank. For ...
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Cloud, manipulate based on a external dataset

My question is about creating a Manipulate based on a external dataset (in my private Cloud) and publish it in the Public Cloud. ...
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How to change size of slider in Manipulate?

I have Manipulate function with a few horizontal sliders. When I call ImageSize->Small in Plot within my Manipulate only plot of function is resizing and sliders are still big, so I'd like to make ...
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Stopping plot from shaking

This code: ...
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Isolate graphic components in Manipulate

I have cobbled together two Wolfram Demonstration files to produce the code below. My objective is to generate the phase plane plot on the left side of the output by clicking in one of the regions of ...
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How to feed parameters obtained from direct 3D manipulation back into Manipulate's controls?

Here's a simple example of using Manipulate to interactively change the viewer's point-of-view for a 3D graphics object: ...
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animation of a straightline according to given constraints [closed]

I want to create an animation in which a linesegment of fixed length will move along a straight line(the line segment is attached to the straightline at its mid-point) [i should be able to vary the ...
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Variable name with subscripts in Manipulator[], is it possible?

I'm trying to create a variable in Manipulate[] with a subscript in its name with the following code: ...
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Interactive Mandelbrot Zoomer?

I want to combine Manipulate with ManbelbrotSetPlot just to get Mathematica to give me a quick and dirty Mandelbrot Zoomer. I want to be able to single/double click on a section, and have it zoom in ...
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How to create a smile animation in Mathematica?

I want to create a yellow smile, with normal mouth which smiles in cycle. I only know that I need to use CDF player and Manipulate, but do not have any idea how to do that. Thanks!
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Does DynamicModule cure Problem with Manipulate?

Hopefully, this is a final cure for the Problem with Manipulate introduced on A problem with Manipulate and then continued on Continuation of a Problem with Manipulate. Michael E2 suggested on the ...
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Continuation of a Problem with Manipulate

For the beginning of this discussion, see: A problem with Manipulate. Now, the final use of the Initialization command doesn't protect the Global workspace. What I am discussing is not a single ...
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Manipulate - 3 sliders for a list of 3 elements [closed]

I'm trying to create a slider for a list of 3 elements. I know that I can create a 2D slider for a list of 2 elements and it's impossible to create a 3D slider for a list of 3 elements. So, I just ...
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How to hide and show graphics within Show (in Manipulate)

There is a well documented way to "Dynamically Hide and Show Plots" (link). In the example 'Opacity' option is effectively used. Is there an efficient way to make the same functionality with "Show"? I ...
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Using NDSolve within Manipulate

I'm trying to use NDSolve inside manipulate. Specifically, I have a series of differential equations with coefficients, k1, k2, <...
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About Manipulate : How to make this work properly?

Manipulate[ Plot[PDF[NormalDistribution[mu, sigma], x], {x, -4*sigma, 4*sigma}], {mu, -10, 10}, {sigma, 0, 10} ] I got the following error:
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When plot a list, how to Manipulate a sequence of defined functions at the same time?

I am trying to plot a sequence of functions, for example{(a+b)^i},{i,1,100}. All the expressions I have stored in the list. Now I want to plot them and see how their value would change if I change ...
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Compiling a function that takes lots of optional arguments

I have a function that takes lots of optional arguments (basically some design parameters, about 10 of them) and performs some basic algebraic calculations involving complex numbers with the options. ...
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How to conditionally combine a RegionPlot3D with a ContourPlot3D inside a Manipulate?

I know how to combine a RegionPlot3D and a ContourPlot3D, which I did (see below for details on the code I'm referring to) with ...
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Adding circles on a function plot depending on the slope

I have the following function and I use manipulate to change the plot of the function and the integral respectively. In nonlinear dynamics one plots a little circle/point on the intersections of the (...
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How can I mark a point on a slider control?

I have a Slider control inside a Manipulate which spans some range of values, say from 0 to 10, like in: Manipulate[ Sin@x, {x, -2 Pi, 2 Pi} ] I would like ...
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How can I get a manipulated parameter to show up with text next to it?

I'm trying to make a dynamic demonstration involving the $\epsilon-\delta$ proof of the limit, $$\lim_{x\to c}(2x-1)=2c-1$$ with the following code. d and ...
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Manipulating a damped oscillator plot - plot does not show

I was trying to make an oscillation plot that could be manipulated depending on the value of $\beta$. The differential equation is below, and when I just plot the solution, it turns out to be the ...
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Stopping resetting of linked locators in manipulate [duplicate]

I have found several solutions for linking locators (using the second argument for Dynamic) but they have the following problem: How do I keep the locators from resetting, when I choose something ...
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How to use Buttons to run alternate Manipulate functions

I wish to use Buttons to trigger alternate Manipulates. According to the documentation: "The first argument to Button is the label" ....and the "second argument is the function that will ...
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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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Locator and manipulate

How can I achieve that the points on a Graphics element could be manipulated both by Locators (clicking and moving) and on the Manipulate panel as well. As you can see, only one of the methods work. ...
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Interactive level sets of polynomials

I'm new to Mathematica and I need some help with the following problem. I would like given some positive integer n, to have mathematica plot the level sets of a (say monic) polynomial of degree n, p(z)...
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Is it possible to return a list of variable values set by Manipulate?

Is it possible to write a function that returns a set of values that are set by Manipulate? For example, a function that returns a dataset of variables modified by ...