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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Graphic using manipulate runs too slow

Here is a naive coding of a projection of a point on a sphere. It runs very slow. Can it be changed to run faster without losing its essential analytic character? ...
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How can I save a Manipulate's control settings to a dataset?

This is probably an extremely simple question. I have a manipulate that sets variables used to define an offset, amplitude, frequency and phase of a trigonometric function. ...
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Manipulate is evaluated slowly

I have this function: f[k_, θ_, ϕ_] := Cos[k*Cos[θ]*x + k*Sin[θ]*y - ϕ] I want to change the parameters $\theta, \phi,$ and $k$ to see the effects on the ...
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How to get solution from DSolve

How to get the solution from DSolve in such way that there is no need to copy the result. When for example solving: ...
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Manipulate gives the output as a blank plot, but I'm not sure why [duplicate]

I'm using Mathematica 9 to try to manipulate a 3D plot. My code is: ...
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Manipulate inside a function definition slows down when passed a large data set

I'm working with large data sets (>1gb) which I'm visualizing with Manipulate[]. The following example works fine for me with no additional memory overhead: ...
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Eigenvectors inside a maniupulate function

I am trying to make a physics application and it requires that the eigenvectors be taken for a 3x3 matrix. It is my intention that Mathematica never have to deal with the matrices symbolically. ...
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How can I scale a plot in my Manipulate?

I want use scale in the same way as Mister Trevor Cole in his most excellent demonstration at the Wolfram Demonstrations site: ...
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What is the correct way to plot a dynamically generated list of functions?

For example, I want to generate a list of random waves and plot them. Then I wrote f:=Random[Real] h:=Floor[f*20] And then ...
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Trouble outputting Plot

I am trying to solve a system of ODEs and plot them with Manipulate but I keep getting blank outputs. Below is my code: ...
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Layers of Locators of Different Colors?

I am a Mathematica novice trying to do some interactive segmentation of microscopy images. I've been trying to understand and build upon some code from a previous StackExchange discussion (Can ...
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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 to set range of values on BarLegend and Manipulate Polygons color filling using BarLegend

I have a simple graphics which display a polygon and a bar legend. I am having difficulties defining a range of values for my bar legend. What I am looking to get is 4 values: 10^-10, 10^-6, 10^-3, ...
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Slider with varying scales

I am trying to implement a slider whose control range varies depending on the current value: ...
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Interactively Manipulate SparseArrays or Lists

I'd love to use SparseArrayor List to group a set of parameters together in a function. ...
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How to define range for Manipulate using exponents

I have a function: f[x_,y_] = x*y // ScientificForm; Manipulate[f[x,y], {x, 10^-1, 10^-10}, {y, 0.01, 1, 0.01}] When I try to execute it - it does work. However ...
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How to further process a 2 dimensional list created with tuples

I created with Tuples[{{USD, EUR, JPY}, {UP, DOWN}}] the following result: ...
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Manipulate Discrete Values Labelling

I have 3 lists of plots (generated in other code), rawplots, weightplots,linearizedplots. ...
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How to use a self-defined function in the Manipulate function

This is what I want Manipulate[ Plot[ Which[h < a, 1 - 1.5 h/a + 0.5 (h/a)^3, h >= a, 0], {h, 0, 8}], {a, 5, 10}] Is it possible to rewrite it ...
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Control Manipulate variables inside Manipulate

I have the data for graph nodes as: ...
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StreamPlot,StreamPoints and the Fisher's equation

I'm trying to reproduce a StreamPlot from a vector field encoundered while analyzing the Fisher's equation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher%27s_equation), for a ...
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Precision of sliders in WebMathemtica

I have been developing a manipulate plot to put on the web. One of my parameters varies over a small interval, {{D32, 2.38*10^-3, "D32"}, 0.001227, 0.0049108}. This ...
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How to plot multiple curve in a same plot with Manipulate

The manipulate function in Mathematica allows the users to adjust the values of the parameters in a graphical way. How do I plot multiple functions in a same graph and also I can use manipulate at 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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Enlarging a contour plot

I just started using Mathematica, and when I entered the following: ...
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Antialiased text in manipulate constantly re-evaluated, ignores TrackedSymbols

I am trying to display antialiased text (using the ImportString[ExportString[]] method shown here) but inside a manipulate so that the text can be changed interactively. I have found a way to do this, ...
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Problem of how to manipulate Taylor/McLaurin series

I'm new to Mathematica so I don't know very well the program itself. I would like to manipulate as he does this person in youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCJHvQaGNiQ But I put all the ...
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Switch inside Manipulate controls statement

I am using this code inside Manipulate: ...
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Two controls to Manipulate all elements of a list

Say, I have a list list and I don't want to assign different names to all its elements. What I want to do it to be able to interactively manipulate any of the ...
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Manipulate Tutorials? [duplicate]

I am wanting to combine equations with sets of static data points in a manipulate and do the curve fitting by moving the slider bars on my independent variables. The best examples of this art may be ...
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Generate Random 3D Network using GraphPlot3D and loop

Instead of writing all this out I want to do the same thing with a loop and be able to manipulate n and k. The idea is to create a randomly generated network where n is the number of nodes and k is ...
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Manipulate expression overlaid on plot of data

I am trying to use the Manipulate function in Mathematica and want to plot an expression over a scatterplot of (x,y) data. I can programme the ...
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How avoid white space and tags in CDF on web page

A CDF manipulate made in Mathematica 8 works fine and looks fine in a web page except for unsightly notebook tags and white space around the outside of and below the panel. What can be done? ...
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Graphics // Triangle // Manipulation

I have been Mathematica user for a considerably short while. I have learned some of its functionality using wolfram how-to resources and the documentation. I am having difficulties constructing ...
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How to force Manipulate to use preserve control settings over successive evaluations

I have this Manipulate: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[a x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}], {a, 0, 3}] Now, I realize I had mistyped the expression and it's actually ...
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using 'steps' in Manipulate

I want to make a 3D shape move through a specified graph; e.g. y = Sin[x], such that it moves up and down. My working so far has ...
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Edit plot after creation [duplicate]

I try to find a way to manipulate a plot I created before. (for full code take the fuction x[t_]:=Sin[2t] ) Let's say I have a plot: ...
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How to eliminate (hide) output numbers in a slide show

I am creating a slide show with several imbedded Manipulate objects. I can hide the Manipulate command by clicking on the ...
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Dynamically updating linked Manipulate variables

I am trying to write a simple cylindrical tank design notebook. Once the user inputs the desired capacity in gallons, it will compute the required volume (in cubic feet) and then offer sliders for ...
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Collapsible Group of Control Objects

I did what I believe was a thorough search on this topic, but still ended up fruitless. Apologies if there is a trivial solution to this. Is there a way to group control objects together to form ...
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Manipulate Iterated Logarithm

Could I create a third slider that controls two other sliders? I would like to master slider to move slider k from min to max, at which point, the master slider ...
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Rendering of a HighlightGraph in a Manipulate content pane distorted by changing the highlighted edge

A HighlightGraph inside a Manipulate initially displays correct however after approximately 2 seconds, the layout changes and ...
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Manipulate and OpenerView

I have discovered a problem with OpenerView. My opener views always close when I change the value of the manipulator control in my ...
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Generation of Sliders via Tables/For loops

I have a list named data that contains lists of arbitrary size, data={{0.5, 0.5}, {}, {0.5, 0.5, 0.5}, {}, {}, {}, {}, {}, {}, {}} I now want to generate for ...
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Hide your controls inside Manipulate [duplicate]

I didn't find any topic that could help me; I hope this isn't repeated. I just want to show a control if a specific option is selected inside a popupmenu: ...
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How to use Button as a control in Manipulate

I am trying to use Button as a controller in Manipulate. I have done some thing like this: ...
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Prohibiting Autorun in a Manipulate?

One of the four possible AppearanceElements for Manipulate is "ManipulateMenu" which provides a number of features such as ...
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Output resets when after closing/reopening the file

I've been having an issue in a project I am working on for a demonstration that involves a manipulate containing buttons that influence local variables. In essence, the problem is demonstrated by this ...
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Dynamically position labels on ListPlot

When it comes to labelling every single point on a ListPlot there might be some labels overlapping. Thus, I would like to manually position the labels with a ...