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 (Linux version of Mathematica)

I'm runnning Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 11.10. After installing CDF player I still have problem (most of time) with Manipulate. Only way I'm able to change value of a ...
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Make a grid of lines with a For[] loop inside a manipulate statement

can anyone help me? I'm tring to write a Manipulate[] statement that can be able to modify a grid of lines in length, height and change the space between them. It ...
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Using Interval Slider in Manipulate for Plot Functionality

I am trying to incorporate Interval Sliders in Manipulate to allow the user to select a range to view a given plot. Here is an example that I have constructed for ...
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Create n number of sliders with push of a button [on hold]

I am trying to create an app and a part of it I want to plot 2D slices of n dimensional data. For that purpose I ask the user which plane he/she wants to use and change the other dimensions with a ...
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How to add new formula in existing formula in certain time?

Good day, May anyone help me to give an idea to edit the coding For as below towards my problems. ...
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3D Plot with the Manipulate Command

I'm trying to make a 3D Plot using the Manipulate command. The code is: ...
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How To Sort BarChart Data Based On the Selected Column

This sample code works fine for the category of StarData selected. What I would like to do is sort the data based on which BarChart is selected. ...
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Making a bouncing ball simulation interactive [closed]

Problem A ball initially at height $h_0$ above a horizontal surface is dropped at time $t = 0$ with zero initial velocity. When it arrives at the surface, the ball bounces in the vertical ...
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Changing Plot Options for two different graphs under Manipulate

I am trying to plot two discontinuous functions, each with different plot options, using Manipulate. In my code, I have defined a function for $z$ and $sq$ in my code. ...
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Reevaluate a cell when using manipulate

I am trying to use a manipulate, but one of the plots inside requires that a lengthy cell (group) is evaluated again. Basically I have a variable 'intensity' which depends on the function I start ...
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Using manipulate to observe vectors in a plane

How could I add a text with the coordinates at the ends of vectors? ...
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How to Plot component frequencies, amplitudes and phases of a mixed signal

I generated a mixed signal by adding two sin waves (whose parameters I can change dynamically) and plotted them. I used the code for findPeriod from here to find the amplitudes, frequencies and phases ...
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Using Manipulate to find best starting parameters to fit data

Often, curve fitting is very sensitive to starting values of parameters. It would be great, if I could to find such starting values of parameters "by hand" using Manipulate. So, I plot in ...
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How to Refresh ChartLabels when Manipulate BarChart Take Data Positions Change

See attached sample code at the bottom of this post. Under Manipulate, as I step through BarChart data using Take with different start/end positions, the chart of the data is refreshed, but the ...
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Have all the parts to my program, except implementing DynamicModule and InputField [closed]

I've posted before and I think (hopefully) I'm almost done. I want to make a program that models a cantilever bending on a box given parameters, like this: I calculated the parametric equations (...
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Manipulate with DSolve

I have defined a set of differential equations stored in sol and I'd like to plot them while being able to change the parameters. I've tried it like so: ...
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Manipulating the Plot of a Vertical Line along with other functions [duplicate]

Short version of my question: Given the following Manipulation of the plots of f and g by changing parameter d: ...
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Interdependent controls in Manipulate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create interrelated sliders? locking a value when manipulating variables I need to create a Manipulate with two control ...
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Manipulate[Plot[A[X]…, returns no output [duplicate]

Here is my simple code: A[X_] := a*X^2 - b/a^2* X^3; B[X] = A[X]^2; ...
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BSplineFunction defies numerical solution

I am trying to find an intersection between a straight line and a BSpline. The lines: ...
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Nested parameter selecting in Manipulate

I have the following code, stripped down from the original to the bare essentials: ...
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How to do a parametric histogram?

Is it possible to draw a spectral histogram from two random sets ? More specifically, I have these two random functions (fmin, ...
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How to manipulate this? [duplicate]

I tried to code this, but everytime I code I failed. Im not sure what I did wrong and Im fairly new to Mathematica. Can you guys check it out? ...
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Solving Partial Differential Equations using NDSolve

I'm trying to solve the following partial differential equation: With the boundary conditions: I could use another way to resolve this, like the finite volume method, but after I solve the ...
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Strange Manipulate behavior

Running the following code and pressing the play button under b will input -2147483648 in b. ...
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Use of Manipulate Function + Iterative Method

I created this topic yesterday, but since it was lacking my code and further explanations of the problem I needed to address, the topic have been put on hold. Anyway, now I'll add the article I'm ...
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Manipulate Plot Sliders Not Working [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Manipulate on my function so that I can adjust parameters a, r, and ...
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Plotting the results from Solve in a Manipulate expression

I am a self-taught Mathematica user, trying to make some progress. This is my code: ...
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Changing Type of Equation To Graph Through User Interface

I'm new to Mathematica. I am trying to create a graph that can change through user interface in more than just the variables. Ideally, I want the user to click a button and have the equation change ...
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AnimationRate not a Manipulate option? [duplicate]

I was trying to set the speed of the Manipulate play button, following this question. Namely, I wanted to specify the option AnimationRate when I have two or more slider controls. However, it seems ...
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Manipulate changing controls

Is it possible to use Manipulate and Switch to change the Manipulate controls? ...
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Show and lighting options do not work together

I am trying the example from this demonstration, but it is not working properly. ...
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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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Manipulate controls don't work

I find one solution to make +/- buttons near Slider Control of Manipulate. But I don't understand why it works so bad. ...
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Response to user interaction inside Manipulate [closed]

I'd like to create a Manipulate with custom objects in the control area (like a circuit diagram) that reacts to the user interacting with the manipulate controls (e....
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How to expand the parameter bar in Manipulate?

When running Manipulate the parameter bar is initially not expanded. How can I make all the parameter bars expanded all at once like the image below?
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Insert new points at specific places in the Locator Pane?

I am trying to make some BSplineCurve examples for my students. For fun I created the following Manipulate that draw an elephant using ...
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Dynamic expression (or plotting) in Manipulate [duplicate]

I just want to see dynamic evaluation inside manipulate. I have long equations inside manipulate. And want to see dynamically my listplot. I make simple example. But i see only dynamic controls, but ...
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Need help with making an interactive 3D plot

My main problem is to generate a manipulatable 3D plot, combining three functions and two of those functions depend on another variable Theta (which shall be the manipulateable variable). To explain ...
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Dynamic locator: update to new position inside `Manipluate`

I'd like the locator to update to its new position when k is altered: ...
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Scrollable table (Grid) as control in Manipulate?

I'm trying to implement a "fancy control" in my .cdf using Manipulate... My intention is to have a control in form of a table of values (I would prefer Grid), with ...
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make a surface plot that changes with time from csv data

How can I plot 4d data from a csv, using a slider for the 4th variable? I would like to use var1 and var2 as x-y corrdinates, var3 as surface height, and var4 as the time slider. If I have a csv <...
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Manipulate required to manage 3 parameters one which is a function

Let f(x)=ax(1-x) and I=[0,1]. Then f(I) is contained in I for 0≤α≤4. Take any *x*0 in I and study the iterations *x*1=f(*x*0) etc. Convergence or otherwise around the one or two fixed points (...