# Tagged Questions

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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### Manipulate plot [duplicate]

How can one do this: ...
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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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### Manipulate an equation by its variable name

Let's say I have an equation that I want to manipulate. In[1]:= y=x1+ x2 When I try to manipulate it, I get: ...
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### Changing the control parameters of Manipulate

I am trying to adjust the start and end points of a Manipulate function using variables that only change value if a certain condition is met. What is wrong with the code below? ...
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### Using Manipulate with predefined expressions [duplicate]

EDIT: I believe this is not a duplicate question, because the answers to questions pointed to as similar DO NOT give practical solutions to the problems, at least not for normal Mathematica users like ...
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### Using grids in manipulate

I have a few questions. Here is the code so far: ...
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### Exporting an Animation with Bookmarks

I have some code that's designed to evaluate a function that has two input variables, plot and animate said function in a specific order, and finally export the result. While I can get the function ...
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### How to make Manipulate[] slider longer but not losing buttons?

In this question the solution to make Manipulate's slider longer is to use ControlType->Slider with ...
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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 combine manipulate and eventhandler

I combine manipulate and eventhandler, now I can change the controller when working on eventhandler, but how to change the value in eventhandler when I control the manipulate controller? ...
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### Convert Dynamic to Manipulate

The following code is a modification of Wolfram code I found under ClickPane Help. I want to convert from Dynamic to Manipulate to make it easier for me to add various controls. I do want to keep the ...
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### Injecting list of controls into manipulate

I am trying to program a method to manually move around graph vertices, and then output the new coordinates. I'd like to turn this into a function that can be called with a variable number of ...
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### Wrap custom control inside Manipulate or DynamicModule

[Apologies if this is a duplicate: I have looked at quite a few related questions but have not seen this issue dealt with] I have built a custom control, using the following method: ...
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I am a novice using Mathematica. I program regularly using c like languages though. Now i work on a simulation of a vehicle. I have a loop that calculates the next state of the physical model every dt ...
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### Momentary Checkbox

I'm trying to create a demonstration in Mathematica where a checkbox will show an answer, but I only want the answer to be shown while the mouse button is pressed. There seems to be a ...
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### “Independent” Variables in Manipulate

I am trying to plot the solutions to the Kepler problem. I am using Manipulate. It plots the orbits, the equipotential lines and the position of the planet. When I move the time variable, only the ...
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### Extracting the body of a function

I have a very simple issue with Mathematica, but I can't seem to find an answer for it. I solved an equation with DSolve, and I got a result as an array of the following type: ...
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### Putting two functions in one manipulate plot

I have a problem that is somewhat related to this http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7727668/putting-two-plots-in-a-manipulate-whilst-keeping-the-plots-visible but I would like to plot two functions ...
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### Manipulate using DateObject

My question is about making a animiation using 'manipulate' using DateObject as parameter. I start with importing a file.txt, like: ...
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### Manipulate Slider Value on the Plot

Lets say I have a very simple manipulate in Mathematica given by: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[a x],{x,-2 Pi,2 Pi}],{a,0,5}] I want two things which I am unable to do: I ...
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### Manipulate Plot with Controller being difference of two variables

I'm not sure if this is possible at all or whether manipulate is the best option to plot this, but currently I'm using the following code to plot Function Func vs. t values for different x values. <...
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### Image shaking when Manipulate with slider

How to prevent the Graphics3D object in following code from shaking when continuously changing the phi parameter? ...
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### Increment in Manipulate does not seem correct

I am reading the documentation for the Manipulate command and I've done this code: ...
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### Manipulate causing frequent crashes

I am putting together a dynamic 3D plot which is to be "manipulated". The code does what I want it to, but keeps crashing all the time. Sometimes it crashes the kernel, so I just have to run the ...
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### How can I create an interactive ColorFunction using Manipulate?

I am trying to specify my own colors and scaling for the ColorFunction in ListDensityPlot. I have several lists of 2D values ...
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### I'm trying to make an internet radio alarm clock

I'm trying to make an alarm clock which opens a website. I have something which works but it is imprecise and generally quite ugly ...
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### Assigning to the “local” version of a symbol

Compare Manipulate[c[1] = 1; c[1], {c[1], 0, 1}] with Manipulate[Do[c[i] = 1, {i, 1}]; c[1], {c[1], 0, 1}] The first case ...
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### Manipulate in Manipulate

Question 63982 (Altering values in Manipulate with dynamically generated controls) got a very interesting answer from @belisarius, in which he used a Manipulate ...
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### Manipulate Solve for initial condition

I have a series of $n$ coefficients with parameters $r$ and $b$ that sum up to one. But there i also the initial condition value $c1$ that i required to obtain this normalization. I want to find this \$...
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### Altering values in Manipulate with dynamically generated controls

I have a Manipulate whose controls are generated based on a parameter in a containing Manipulate: ...
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### Simplifying vector expressions

I have some code that calculates Jacobians, but the results contain terms that should simplify or cancel out, but I'm not sure how to achieve this. My code looks like ...
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### Is 450 lines of code in one block too much?

I'm using Manipulate to play around with some graphs (up to 6 vertices). Users can work with one graph or find the union/intersection/difference between two graphs. The user can display the graph ...
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### Manipulate showing the trajectory of a particle

I'm trying to plot the trajectory of a particle: ...
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### Manipulate filters in arrayplot with graphical user interface

I have a set of images which need to be filtered by different filters. So I have made an interface in which the user can choose his or her filter. However I now want to manipulate the degree of the ...
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### How to Increase Performance of Manipulate Recalculating List?

I have a list in the form of prices below. ...
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### Drawing disk with coordinates from NDSolve

I have simple Manipulation expression, but continuously getting error Coordinate {x[0.], y[0.]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. I assume that something is wrong with ...
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### Manipulate - mechanics

I have a simple manipulation with points & lines: ...
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### What is the font of these control labels?

What is the font of these control labels? I've gone through every font Mathematica offers (through the format GUI) and don't see a match. Haven't had any luck with default format files either. I'm ...
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### How to plot the movement of points as I change the slider

I have this code that generates an Edgeworth both with two optimum points. The optimal points change as I move the slider. I would like to plot/trace the change in the optimal so that at the end I can ...
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### Dynamic graph construction and visualization (Watts' “Small Worlds” α-model)

I need some help in creating a Mathematica program for building and visualizing Watts' "Small Worlds" α-model. This is a variant of the more known (and much more simple) β-model (also known as Watts–...
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### Add text after label in a Manipulate graphic

I can add the value of a slider to the right of it using the Appearance-->Labelled option, but what if I want to add text after the automatic label. How can I do that? Normally I want to do this to ...
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### Manipulate with Locator question

Here is an example from Mathematica's help: Manipulate[Graphics[Polygon[pt], PlotRange -> 2], {{pt, {{0, 0}, {1, 0}, {1, 1}, {0, 1}, {1, -1}}}, Locator}] ...
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### Dynamic control values for Slider2D

I would like to have a Manipulate object with a 2D slider whose boundaries change dynamically depending on other controls. For linear sliders this seems to work ...
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### Manipulating multiple parameters in a ParametricPlot

The question is not specific, but not entirely non-specific. Please suggest how to compactly re-code and generalize ParametricPlot command to push in one more parameter ...
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### Rotation of a graph using manipulate

I'd like to look at some group transformation of curves in the plane. As a start, I'd like to try to do use the rotation group. Here's the code I tried to rotate a parabola so that I can watch the ...
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### Using Manipulate[ ] with physical units

I'm a new user, and am trying to build a simple Boyle's law system in Mathematica. I want to include the units of the values, as I may need to perform some conversions later. If my quantities are a ...
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### Manipulating parameters in a complex algorithm

I have a complex algorithm that depends on: A wavelet basis A number of sampling points out of a distribution A thresholding value I want to be able to play with different scenarios using ...