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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Problems in animating graphs and its extrema

I tested to animate 2D graph and its extrema for simple case using Mathematica. ...
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How to express Log[b,x] in traditional format in Epilog without changing to base e

I'm having difficulty understanding how to express text in epilog that is dynamically updated using Log[b,x]. Mathematica changes this to base e but I would 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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Initial values in Manipulate are hijacked by existing global variable values

Is the following behaviour a bug? It's the same in all versions between 9.0-10.2.0. Let's try this simple Manipulate with the initial value of ...
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Trouble understanding TrackedSymbols

While developing a relatively complex demonstration for Manipulate I encountered the problem that my output was unintentionally self-updating in an endless loop. ...
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Manipulating the pitch of a sound

After reading Manipulating a continuous stream of sounds I have to ask about controlling the frequency of a Sin sound in a continuous manner, with a ...
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Manipulator reset bug

Bug introduced in 10.3 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.1 or later When the + opener is opened, two things happen: ...
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How can I add column-rearrangement-by-mouse-dragging to my dataset display function?

A subject that I seem to take at heart... I was expecting an upgrade of the default Dataset display in MMA 10.3.1. It did not happen. Among the features I would have liked to see improved is a ...
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Does ContourPlot3D leak assignments inside Manipulate?

Update 5 Aug 2015 -- Karsten 7. found a minimal example of leaking not involving Manipulate, so the role of Manipulate seems ...
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DynamicModule, SaveDefinitions and global functions

Unfortunately, I had not checked stackoverflow, because there, the exact same behavior was already reported. Please see the Q&A "SaveDefinitions considered dangerous". Up-front, I'm on Ubuntu ...
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Showing Mathematica's dynamic UI in external Java programs

I want to run Mathematica from an external Java program and display an interactive app in my own Jpanel. Is it possible? When I tried using MathGraphicsJpanel, I am getting only the snapshot of the ...
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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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Animate FromQuarternionTo3DRotation nb file with 4 quarternion values

I have a csv file. Inside the csv file, there are few rows of 4 quartenion values. I would like to animate the quarternion nb in http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FromQuaternionTo3DRotation/ I ...
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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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Strange double evaluation using MorphologicalGraph

(MMA 9.0.0 on Mac OS/X 10.8) Please consider the following snippet (this is as SMALL as I could make it -- my attempts at making a smaller repro-case eliminated the effect that I am investigating) ...
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Import Excel data from within Manipulate

I am processing a set of data using Manipulate, as I need some user input as well and the whole code must be delivered as .cdf . The set of data should be imported from an Excel file which is selected ...
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Arrange order of evaluations (please help these unit vectors)

I need help to control order of evaluations. Here I try to use Manipulate to control n unit vectors. Their positions are initially random but head left. The 2 operations are 1) translation: moving ...
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Substitute for 'InputField' in Wolfram Demonstration

My application relies on the ability of users to enter text, and has several settings with a huge range of potential values best entered as strings (to comply with Wolfram's admonition to "choose your ...
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Simulations using alternative initial conditions

With help from some of you guys here in this forum, I have developed the following code, which works perfectly. My questions are: how to automate the simulations with varying initial conditions. In ...
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Version incompability Mathematica 10 CDF Player 9

I have aleady looked at these two questions: Is there a CDF Player for Mathematica 10? and Problem with NDSolve in Mathematica 9 / 10. My problem is as follows. I am simluating neurons, which ...
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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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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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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 do I keep a random value associated with a locator point as points are added?

I have a Manipulate to which I am adding and removing Locator points (one of which is different from the others, though that is ...
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Problems with manipulating plot in a dialog

G'day, guys. Here is a silly problem I am struggling with. ...
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CDF with numerous independent manipulate objects

I have been working on my senior project that involves the creation of a CDF with multiple Manipulateexpressions. I need to protect my code so I have been trying to ...
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Manipulate - Flickering graphics

I am new to mathematica and was experimenting with NDSolve and doing a simple demonstration of orbital motion and Newtons laws. I put together the following code which all seems to work except the ...
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Avoiding the “CloudObject`Private” context bug in controls of embedded Manipulates

I have Manipulates that I develop in one notebook and then paste in another. This second notebook is meant for a presentation, and shouldn't have these odd ...
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No Interactivity in CDF

I wrote a function in Manipulate as in Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, n}], {n, 0, 100}] and exported as a CDF/saved as a CDF, I don't see anything happening ...
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Using a standalone CDF to replace a typical graphing calculator

I can use Manipulate[] to create a grapher that emulates some of the functionality of a typical graphing calculator.By using ...
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Order of evaluation for numeric functions

I'm trying to plot a 3D vector field to illustrate an electric field of a uniformly charged disk, and I used Manipulate to change the radius R of the disk to see ...
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Show the number of rectangles under a curve

I am trying to manipulate the number of rectangles under a given curve, so far I can show the size of each rectangle, but I am not sure how to tell the number of rectangles. ...
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Home Loan Calculator with Variable Interest

I have to make a calculator for a home loan and currently the interest rate is fixed (constant for the entire period of the loan) How can I make the sliders on manipulate so that after each period of ...
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Isolate graphic components in Manipulate

I have cobbled together two Wolfram Demonstration files to produce the code below. My objective is to generate the phase plane plot on the left side of the output by clicking in one of the regions of ...
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How could I add the WorldMap skin to this parametricPlot3d?

How could I stamp the worldmap inthis sphere of variable radius? I´m interested in the meridian of greenwich (longitude=length=0 Degree) is in the position of the longitude=length=0ºDegree of the ...
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How can I combine an acceleration value with a VectorDensityPlot

I've seen that graphic and found that documentation and wanted to combine those two ideas within a Manipulate command like that: So I've two questions: How can I draw a dot in the ...
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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 for Electric Field

I'm kind of new to Mathematica but I'm getting the hang of it slowly. Anyways, I'm trying to do a project on the electric field of two particles so my professor helped me with this code (sorry in ...