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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Manipulate a parameter within the PlotLabel

Very similar to Parameters in plot titles in which I want to call a parameter from an array using PlotLabel in my plot using ...
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Choppy curves with Manipulate [duplicate]

While manipulating the slider in Manipulate[], I experience choppy curves. These do however render correctly after letting go of the slider. The same phenomenon occurs when pressing the + or - button ...
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Is it possible to plot a List of functions with different colors in Manipulate (or with substitutions)? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Manipulate[Plot[... to do two things at once: Plot the multiple forms a function can take depending on the chosen value of a root inside the function, and 2. show how the functions' ...
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Variable number of controls in manipulate

i want to add a variable amount of variables to manipulate, but i got stuck at one point and can't figure out a solution (even after reading here for hours...). I have a function (e.g. here a ...
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Axis Labels Disappear With Manipulate

I have a ListPlot3D with custom axis labels that I am scrolling with Manipulate. My issue is that the axis labels scroll away as ...
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How could I make visible the convex hull of 3 point inside this region?

Small version of the question How can I control the color and the Thickness of this graph?? ...
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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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Showing “updating…” message while Manipulate is re-evaluating

Is it possible to show a fixed text such as "updating..." instead of the last result shown, when Manipulate is re-evaluating an expression (in a slow evaluation ...
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Manipulate in modal mode

It is sometimes convenient to use Manipulate to set up global values which are to be used in the rest of the notebook. In such cases one can select and run the ...
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How to set restrictions in Manipulate parameters?

I´m trying to insert the typicall 3 variables for probability, with the restriction x+y+z=1 How can I insert this values in a Manbipulate I try ...
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Using Manipulate to dynamically correct the baseline of a signal

i have data with a baseline and will correct it with a polynomial fit using Manipulate to see immediatly the changes in the resulting spectrum. It works so far, but ...
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Building Reusable Custom Controls?

I would like to build an application using Mathematica 10. I would very much like to structure the application for maximum maintainability. To this end I would like to segregate controls and user ...
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Return a local variable from a Module containing a Manipulate

I would like to create a set of custom controls that call Manipulate[] and return the value(s) set during the Manipulate session. I can easily make a version that uses something like: ...
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Dynamic ListLinePlot

I have a list of lists looking like this: {{{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}}, {x1, y1},...}}. Furthermore I have defined a legend, which is taken from the filenames. Now I want ...
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Locators, lists of variable length, all in Manipulate

I'm trying to implement a complicated Manipulate[] interface. I'm not really interested in working code, but for those interested, I would like the program to allow you to drag around a variable ...
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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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How can my Manipulate be aware of a local variable inside a nested Module

I have 3 sets of 5 x-y points: RandomInteger[10, {3, 5, 2}] I want to display only one set of points at a time, and use a slider to move on to show the next ...
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Manipulate crashes after running 4 minutes

The following code generates the familiar 3D-plot: ...
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Is there something wrong with this piece of code involving Manipulate?

I am playing around with the Manipulate sentence. I think the following code is right, and actually Mathematica 9.0 doesn't return any error message, but I am ...
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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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how could I repalce Sqrt[x^2+y^2+z^2] back to r

do a calculation in mathematica r = Sqrt[x^2+y^2+z^2] D[D[E^(I (-k r + t \[Omega]))/r, x], y] but how could I get back to repalce Sqrt[x^2+y^2+z^2] back to r ...
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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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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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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 ...