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 crashes after running 4 minutes

The following code generates the familiar 3D-plot: ...
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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 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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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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Option AutoAction of Manipulate doesn't respond under Ubuntu

I'm using Mathematica 10.0 under Ubuntu 14.04. When using the function Manipulate with option AutoAction, I find that the slider doesn't respond to my mouse ...
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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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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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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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How to control Manipulate speed

I want to ask about how can we control Manipulate function so that it is not incrementing the step until the expression is calculated. I have the following simple ...
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Constrain movement of a locator inside Manipulate

Once again a big thank you for the great help in my earlier post: Plotting function with Dynamic parameter. It totally worked out. I now have a new coding problem ...
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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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Why is my Dynamic expression so much slower than the same in Manipulate?

I'm trying to do some optimization based on interactive parameters, then compute and present stuff based on the optimized results. In trying to do that, I came across some strange behavior I can't ...
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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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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 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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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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Slider with varying scales

I am trying to implement a slider whose control range varies depending on the current value: ...
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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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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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Enabling/disabling individual locators within a Manipulate

This post helped me out somewhat but it is missing a piece that I really need for something that I am working on that's more complex than what I've shown below. I want to disable a ...
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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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I see error messages when I use LogLinear Plot but not when I use Plot

I have written an application with Manipulate that plots the results of several calculations. What I find strange is that when I have my application use ...
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How can I scale a plot in my Manipulate?

I want use scale in the same way as Mister Trevor Cole in his most excellent demonstration at the Wolfram Demonstrations site: ...
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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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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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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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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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Trouble outputting Plot

I am trying to solve a system of ODEs and plot them with Manipulate but I keep getting blank outputs. Below is my code: ...
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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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Dynamic content Aborts in Mathematica 10

I have written a notebook in v9 that contains dynamic content (a Manipulate). I just downloaded V10. If I double click on the notebook, of course it is opened by ...
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Generating and plotting hypocycloids [closed]

Hypocycloids are curves generated by following a fixed point on a smaller circle rolling around the inside of a larger circle. The following code is from the recent book of P. Wellin (with modified ...
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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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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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Timing enclosed by Manipulate not working [closed]

Manipulate[Timing[Show[somegraphs[[1 ;; i]]]], {i, 1, 500, 1}] (in Mathematica 8) This is the last line of my function f[x_]:= Module[....]. I am trying to combine a list of graphs into a single ...
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Control Manipulate variables inside Manipulate

I have the data for graph nodes as: ...
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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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Can Manipulate controls have the option Appearance -> “Labeled” by default?

I was wondering if there's a way to tell Mathematica to use the option Appearance -> "Labeled" for all Manipulate commands by ...
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Question about making TabView remember what tab to open

Background: Consider the following ( for the purpose of illustrating this question ) simplified, but working snippet of code. ...
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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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Combining Plot and ListPlot in a manipulation [closed]

I have a plot of data points using ListPlot and another plot using a function. I want the function to look like the data points. I am able to use ...
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Manipulate graphs in 3D

Is it possible to Manipulate Graphs (e.g. a ...
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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 of a Manipulate: ...