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 use locally scoped dynamic variables in Manipulate for expression and control parameters

I have a Manipulate that has dynamic variables that I want to use in the displayed expression and use in the parameters for the manipulate controls. I only ...
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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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How to restrict the motion of a Manipulate-generated Locator along a line?

If one uses a stand-alone locator and needs it to only be movable along a curve, say, defined by a function f[x], one can use a simple construct: ...
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Locators in Manipulate not moving properly

I thought a simple Mathematica kerning machine (for adjusting the space between characters) would be interesting, but I'm having trouble with the locators. (There are a number of other questions ...
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Trouble using Manipulate and NDsolve for coupled ODE's

I'm aware that there are a few threads on the topic of solving coupled ODEs using NDSolve and Manipulate. Based on those, I ...
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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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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 executes twice [duplicate]

I need help, guys! Here the script: ...
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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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Manipulating plot of random iterated function system fractal

I'm generating the Sierpinski Gasket by implementing a chaos game in Mathematica. What I'd like to do is create an interactive manipulation with a slider, whereby moving it forward, plots all the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How can I show cursor coordinates as I move the mouse over a contour plot?

How can I show cursor coordinates as I move the mouse over the contour plot in the result displayed by evaluation the following: ...
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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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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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Plot3D in Mathematica: how to plot in presence of parameters

I realize I the earlier question was ill-posed. To clarify: I am trying to find the values of $A$ and $B$ that will maximize a function f on the domain ...
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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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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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Manipulate Solve

I have seen similar questions and answers but it did not help me. I would like to see effects of three constants in equations resulted from solve command. conditions are ...
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How to use Locators on a graphic in a tabview

Background: I want to split graphics in a Manipulate in several parts in a tabview control. But the tabview somehow interferes with the locators as in the following simplified example: ...
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Performance Issue When Using Manipulate

Any help would be appreciated! I've been attempting to manipulate the graphics for time t. We need to have Di set to 11.2, however when it is set to any value greater than .1, we see a great deal of ...
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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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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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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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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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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 would I use sliders to manipulate the slope and intercept of a plane in a graphics 3d box while the cdf was running

Would I link a slider value to a polynomial that represents the plane and draw it in the draw plane a function, Or, is there a way that would allow me to have sliders in the draw plane function ...
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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 ...