Questions tagged [animation]

Questions on Mathematica's ability to create "moving pictures" from its graphical output, including exporting these animations to other formats.

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Natural decay in the rate of Animation

I am trying to introduce a decay into the rate of animation of a graphics object by setting the AnimationRate in the Animator to a dynamic variable which is itself continually updated through a self-...
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Best way to make live animations

I often find myself in a situation where I want to see something animated 'live'. With this I mean I have some data, a function to update that data let's call it ...
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Simplifying code that displays a square rolling inside a circle

The vertex A,B of the square ABCD with side length $\sqrt{2}$ is on the circle with radius $\sqrt{2}$, vertex C,D is inside the circle, roll the square ABCD along the inside of the circle ...
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How can I avoid animations getting “dancy”?

I've done this animated GIF image. The trouble with it is that it gets "dancy" as you can see. For the organization of the items, I'm using the following code: Which can be copied here: <...
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Unrolling a surface

The surface is determined by this parametric equation ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[θ],Sin[θ],z(2+ Cos[θ])},{θ,-Pi,Pi},{z,0,1}] How to unfold the surface in Mathematica? ...
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Animation for a chain reaction/ cascade type build up in mathematica [closed]

I am looking forward to suggestions to develop an animation such as a nuclear chain reaction/ particle cascade buildup (particularly as in the attached image: gluon cascade) using mathematica ...
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Making animation more efficient

I created some code to create a nice animation. However, it takes a considerable amount of time to run it. I would like to make it run in the least amount of time possible. First, I load two packages ...
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How do I initialise a compound expression in Animate? Or, how do I have an expression evaluate on startup?

I have written a notebook with a few functions I defined. These functions describe a way of generating graphs using 2 inputs. e.g. graph[n_,s_] := Graph[...] I have ...
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Plotting the velocity and acceleration vector of a particle

I want to create an animation containing a particle moving along a circle with tangential speed 2t and its normal and tangential acceleration vectors which I calculated to be a(T)=2 and a(N)=4t^2. The ...
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Need help with a torus animation [closed]

Make a movie that shows creation of the torus in yet another manner. Namely, imagine a thin inflatable wire that runs inside the torus along the circle $\qquad (x^2) + y^2 = (a^2), \quad z=0$ I was ...
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How can I let the length of a vector in VectorPlot be represented by it´s norm?

I would like to draw a vector field and let the magnitude of the vectors change over time (t) using the Manipulate function. The direction of the vectors will be static. ...
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How do I export a movie in AVI or Mov without altering the color and resolution?

Lossless movie export. How do I do that ? Or how do I export such that the color doesn't change. AVI makes changes the color and mov changes resolution and color. If you export a still image (in BMP ...
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What is the black-background Mathematica code editor in the movie Arrival?

The heroine in the movie Arrival uses Mathematica to analyze the alien text. In a scene of the movie we can see the heroine is using an editor with black background, the code seems like Mathemaitca ...
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ListPlot is not plotting functions from DSolve, brought by ReplaceAll(/.) command

I have the following simple differential equation ODE = DSolve[{x'[t] == 1, x[0] == 1}, x[t], t] and I'd like to visualize how the solution ...
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Producing animation with DSolve

I'm teaching an intro differential equations class and trying to teach my students about bifurcation diagrams. I'd like to give an animation which shows how a solution changes as we change a parameter....
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Most efficient way of creating and exporting animations

I have been creating animations in two different ways: 1)using Animate 2)using Table to create a list of plots at different ...
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Morphing between images

With Mathematica it is possible to continuously morph between images of different faces. But I was wondering if it is also possible to morph between images of any kind? An example that uses Artbreeder ...
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Slowing down animation to see twisted Dinis

Please help to visualize the given (isometrically twisted Dini) surface with unmoving grid on Box so slowly that at each step the Parametric lines can be seen on the surface. Also the grid position of ...
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Animate scatter plot

I have a data set of the format below {time,x_pos,y_pos,z_pos} I would like to do an animation showing the coordinate {x,y,z} changes over time in 3D list point ...
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Making animation based on COVID-19 data [closed]

There is an animation of the growth and spread of COVID-19 cases worldwide at http://www.healthmap.org/covid-19 My question is how do I make the same animation using Mathematica, also analyze the ...
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Camera view along the trajectory

I want to create an animation like this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvzZmNW2_70 After googling I have found just below informations about this issue: https://twitter.com/bencbartlett/status/...
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Slider with ticks

I am not happy with the "Labeled" appearance of the slider in Animate or Manipulate. Instead, I wish ticks with multiple of pi under the slider. ...
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How to transform Appearance value or slider value in Manipulate?

My code is more involved, but my question boils down to this. I have a list of values where each entry represents the x-position of a particle at time $t$. These values are calculated by a finite ...
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How to make C60 football model

I saw a beautiful C60 football model here. I want to reproduce this animation with MMA, but I don't know how to do it. Can you give me some help?
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Rotating the panel without rotating the controls

In rotating an animate panel is there a way to keep the control buttons where they so that they don't rotate? Or are there separate settings for the placement of control buttons? ...
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Animating 2D cellular automata with the entire grid in sight

In animating a 2D cellular automata like this: ...
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Jumpy exported animation

When I make an animation of Plot3D using ListAnimate it looks decent. But when I export the same frames with ...
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Dynamic Update for 2D Random Walk

I have code for a random walk ...
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How to set up different AnimationRates in the same Animate?

I'm trying to create a model of the solar system but I can't set the different revolution speeds of the planets. The not yet complete code that I wrote is this: ...
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Transparent Background in an image

I'm doing some solar system animations with Mathematica. I'm wondering if it's possible to somehow change the background of the result of a plot function so that whenever I paste it in a movie editor, ...
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Exporting a Manipulate/Animate with sound to create a Video

In the Documentation of Video (under Scope, 4th example) a Manipulation is combined with audio and exported as a file.mp4 video: ...
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Exported animation loops automatically

I want to export an animation, anim = Animate[Plot[Sin[x + a], {x, 0, 10}], {a, 0, 5}, AnimationRepetitions -> 1, AnimationDirection -> Forward] then export ...
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Dynamic PlotRange in Animate not working properly

I'm trying to do an animation of a graphic showing a ball rolling down a 20 deg. ramp. I've set up a PlotRange that moves as time evolves, so it will follow the ...
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Animate has a delay and does not work properly

When I run this command I don't see anything until the value of a is nearly 0.5 Animate[ RegionPlot[ y^2 < a , {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}] , {a, 0.1, 0.5}] Same ...
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How to efficiently animate changing mesh on a fixed 3D plot?

Say I'd like to visualise a height function of a torus by animating a plane going upwards, and highlighting the intersection via Mesh/...
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Expand a slider only when a checkbox is checked and Animate for only once

I have a random walk and I created a checkbox for the animation of the walk. I want the checkbox to do the followings, but I have not found a solution yet: check the checkbox -> the slider of n ...
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How do i use ListPlot for making a graph from a list of numbers?

I'm really new to Mathematica and I'm trying to graphical show my results of a program. I have a list of numbers prikaz and i'm trying to make a graph out of those numbers. ...
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How can I auto rotate a contour 3D plot around an axis?

How can I automatically spin a contour 3D plot around its axis? I created a contour 3D plot of a hyperbolic geodesic but couldn't seem to find a function to make it automatically rotate. Here is the ...
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Face Morphing with Mathematica

Can Mathematica be used to produce animations of face morphing (as described in wikipedia? This is a self-answered question because I felt there was a lack of resources on this topic, to share funny ...
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traverse and animate a causal graph

Let's say I have a weakly connected graph like: ...
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AnimationRunning option of Animate misbehaving

This simple example gives a strange error. ...
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Missing pendulum snake patterns

Hello, I wanted to do a pendulum simulation and be able to replicate the patterns that are created by creating several pendulums at once. But for some reason after the first seconds, I cant see them. ...
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How to generate this simulation of rotating circles in 3D?

I saw this beautiful, hypnotic set of concentric circles rotating in 3D around the origin. I thought I could produce the same on Mathematica, but terribly failed. So far this is what I tried: ...
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How to make following feynman path integral simulation [closed]

I want to do the simulation of Feynman path integral which is given in here. How should I proceed?
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Resizing Imported GIF Image

I have a gif image that I am trying to import into the Mathematica Notebook, and I found the accepted answer of this question very useful: Is it possible to insert an animated image into Mathematica ...
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Animating 1D Convection-Diffusion Equation to reach steady state

I'm trying to understand how the parameters ($c,D$) of the following equation: $$\frac{{\partial x}}{{\partial t}} = D\frac{{{\partial ^2}x}}{{\partial {z^2}}} + c\frac{{\partial x}}{{\partial z}}$$ ...
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Animated 3d Arrow around an interpolating function

I am trying to draw an arrow that originates from point {0,0,0} to the point of the curve. The arrow should rotate around the curve. I am attaching an animated figure as well so you know where the ...
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How to make specific physics animation

I'm thinking about adding some animations in Mathematica to my last Physics assignment and I don't quite know where to start. Id like to make somthing like this image: which I made using PowerPoint ...
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How to make an Animate plot more smooth

I am using Animate to animate the result of a system of coupled differential equations as I vary an initial condition A: ...
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How to make this Möbius Torus animation?

I came across a beautiful animation of a Möbius torus, and I'm hoping someone can help me make this animation in code: What I've tried: I made the basic shape but can't get the right colors, ...

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