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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What's wrong with naming a rule?

Please have a look at the code below. The second Manipulate uses the name rl of the replacement rule given in the first line, ...
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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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Plot3D gives an empty box [on hold]

I have two questions. I am trying to 3d plot a function like in the image below. It gives an empty box displaying no results. I tried adjusting the graphic qualities, but it does no solve the ...
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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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Extension of the question “Manipulate Slider Value on the Plot”

In the Stack exchange question Manipulate Slider Value on the Plot, the task was to display the value of a parameter. Here was Hector's answer ...
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Manipulate a plot with display of a condition

This is a how to question --- the example is without importance. I want to manipulate the plot of say a x^2 + b y^2 for (a,b) belonging to a specific set, but a + b > 0. Is it possible to make ...
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Periodic boundary condition trick

I'm plotting a curve on a compact space which is having periodic boundaries on the left and right parts. Currently, the code I'm using is working great, but I'm wondering if there's a simpler and ...
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Correcting problems with the controls in a Manipulate

I am developing a toy application to teach me how to generate a more complex CDF app. The current toy app is taking integral. ...
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How to set global style of controls in Manipulate?

I created a Manipulate code which is using several sliders, with the same font output (style, size, font familly, ...). How can I save some space by defining a global style for all the slider ...
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Building a interactive application that accepts lists of arbitrary length as inputs

I have the following function (Class Shape Transformation): cst[wl, wu, dz] where wl and ...
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Strong glitch with Evaluate in Manipulate

I'm experiencing a strong evaluation problem for a Manipulate box and I can't find the best solution yet. Here's a MWE to show the glitch : ...
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manipulators with both an initial value and with physical units [closed]

I'm trying to make a program that has several parameters that I can vary with manipulators and then an answer that varies according to these parameters. I have added physical quantities, such as ...
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Make a beautiful Moiré effect

How do I make the following Moiré pattern? I tried: ...
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Manipulate with dynamic input

I really new to Mathematica and I am working on developing interactive CDF. To understand the basics I start with a simple example but even with that I have a problem. In this simple CDF I want to ...
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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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Conditional function plot in Manipulate

I'm looking into the stability of solution of a set of chemical rate equations. There is a set of rate constants {$k_i$} I which to manipulate, and I want to find the stable solutions where ...
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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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Click individual selections from a button

I have a graphic where each Arrow, Rectangle, and Text is a ...
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Context-aware Locator

I'm trying to use a Locator for some image processing tasks. Unfortunately, the images we're using have a high dynamic range of low-frequency black and white ...
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Particles bouncing in a 3D box

I made this Manipulate code which shows a pack of particles randomly moving inside a box. It has a huge performance issue. What should be the best way in doing ...
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Optimization for iterating and plotting a matrix product and its elements?

I have an iterative matrix product of this type Since i didnt knew how to do it, I explicitly wrote the product as {Ayn + Bxn, Cyn + Dxn} and evaluated it with the NestList construct ...
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How to use locator continuously with grid of graphics

I am trying to find out, how to properly use a locator continuously within manipulate and a grid of graphics. I have the following example out of this code ...
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Mathematica hangs on manipulation

Mathematica hangs on this code and after abort returns strange evaluation ...
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Calling functions defined inside Manipulate in other notebook?

I'm creating a notebook with a Manipulate and I'm trying to call/use a function from another notebook (I use Get for that), in ...
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Multiple Plots inside a Manipulate with different dynamic variables on their x-axes

I have an expression with lots of variables, and I would like to make several plots of the expression, where the axis in each is a different variable. The idea is to put them side by side inside a ...
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How to plot coupled Differential equations with changing parameters?

I'm a new user of mathematica. What I'm trying to do is following: I have two coupled non-linear differential equations. Say $x'(t)$ = $A− (B +1)x + x^2 y$ $y'(t) = Bx − x^2 y$ What I want is to ...
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Manipulate Listplot of table [closed]

There is a simple code but it doesn't work Manipulate[ ListPlot[ {Table[ {Sin[Pi/4 Cos[t]], -Cos[Pi/4 Cos[t]]}, {t, 1, n, 0.1}]}], {n, 1, 20}]
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Manipulate, graphing a set of functions with comet effect, with fixed axes and history

I want to solve a basic differential equation with a parameter and have the resulting solutions show as a set of functions in a merged plot. I want to be able to do two things: 1- Be able to compare ...
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Taking user input from a button in `Manipulate`? [duplicate]

The following code is intended to display one image from a list of images, and Export the selected image to a file when the "Save" button is activated: ...
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Manipulate 2D random walk

Consider the first $10000$ digits of $\sqrt{2}$ and present them as a “random walk” by converting them in base 4 representing 4 directions. Following code produces this random walk ...
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How to mimic CheckboxBar's Method->“Active” option in a Manipulate's checkbox control?

CheckboxBar has a Method -> "Active" option that allows you to click the label to change the state of a checkbox. I would ...
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Show the locus of the vertex of parabola

For the parabola y = a x^2+ b x + c I want to see the locus of the vertex as b varies (with ...
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How to change random values in manipulate?

I made a Manipulate box that is working very well, using lots of random numbers. I would like to add a button to "reset" (i.e. to change, randomize, or reselect) all the random parameters. Here's ...
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Manipulate different function and variable

I have list of functions such that test = {test1[a,x], test2[a,x], test3[a,x]}; I would like to plot this three function using manipulation ...
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Want Manipulate to be low resolution enough to render fast but no so low resolution that it is useless

When using Manipulate to graph a simple surface (sum of 2 sine waves) with Plot3D, setting PerformanceGoal->"Quality" makes it take about 1/3 second to render, while "Speed" sets it at such a low ...
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How to define a stochastic electromagnetic field? [closed]

I would like to show the effect of a stochastic electromagnetic field on a relativistic charged particle, using a manipulate box. The field should be randomly varying in time and in space, and be ...
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Problem with combining Manipulate and ParametricPlot3D

I've beein trying to solve this problem but somehow I just can't combine Manipulate and ParametricPlot3D. ...
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How to plot a two-dimensional position vector as function of time?

I got to a point where I have $x$ and $y$ coordinates of a position vector written as a function of time. x[t_]:=t^2-67; y[t_]:= Sin[t] t^4 + 5 t^2; Now my idea ...
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How to define variable “Rainbow” curve colors?

Firstly, I'm not asking about blending a color gradient on a curve. I would like to make the curve color uniform on all its lenght instead, but the color should change dynamically while we slide a ...
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Making a Manipulate showing a the motion of a particle [closed]

Solving a differential equation I got to the following result -(((R[n*Pi - t/w] Cos[t/w])/(n*Pi)) Then, using this solution, I create . ...
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How to apply a color gradient to a Rectangle primitive? [duplicate]

How can we apply a color gradient (say "Rainbow") to a Rectangle primitive ? Of course, I searched the documentation : http://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Rectangle.html, and also the site : ...
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Fitting EV charging curve

I would like to fit my set of data (x = time and y = power) as seen below, and obtain function of x describing it as close as possible, in order to manipulate it (applying different SOC, time offsets ...
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How to remove extra space around polar plot in manipulate? [duplicate]

In Manipulate, PolarPlot adds lots of useless space around the exterior circular grid. Is there a way to remove that space, so the whole circular plot could take more space ? Here's a MWE showing ...
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How to Use Mouse Events & EventHandler in Demonstrations

One of the primary criteria for an acceptable Demonstration is, of course, that multiple copies of the Manipulate Output Cells [MOCs] have to have independent controls and datasets: the operation of ...
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Different responses of Manipulate

Consider this code f[x_, y_, t_] := t Sin[2 Pi x] + 2 t Sin[2 Pi y] Manipulate[ Plot3D[f[x, y, t], {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}, PlotRange -> {-5, 5}], {t, 1, 2}] ...
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How to remove all buttons in Manipulate, except the input fields?

By default, when you click the small "+" symbol, at the right of a slider (in Manipulate and Animate), you get an input field and several buttons (play, pause, etc). How do you remove all buttons for ...
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How to prevent extrapolation in Manipulate? [duplicate]

How can I limit the time slider to the NDSolve solution range in a Manipulate box, so no extrapolation is used ? More specifically, here's a stripped down version of my Manipulate code which shows ...
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How to combine Plot, Manipulate and ContourPlot [closed]

I want to combine "Plot, Manipulate and ContourPlot", into one graphics display. I tried ...
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How do you manipulate a line that starts at a fixed point and moves with another line?

I'm trying to create a simulation of a person(line) walking along a wall(plane) with a lamppost behind the person(fixed point) that casts a shadow along the wall while the person is moving. I'm having ...