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

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Animating a Sphere and Creating Static Plot Lines

I have a data set $\xi(t)$ for some numbers that I generated, and let's just say they're wholly positive numbers for now such that we can make $\xi$ like the following: ...
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Graph a cylinder moving in 3D

I need to generate a graph (series of stills) or animation of a cylinder (or other shape) moving in 3D. The object moves in projectile motion and rotates about two different axes. Now, I have the ...
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Animated plot of the trajectory of a particle on unit circle [duplicate]

Let $P$ be a particle moving on the circumference of a circle, of unit radius, such that at time $t$ the particle is displaced through an angle $\psi(t)=\sin(0.5t)$ from its rest position. It would be ...
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Having trouble producing transparent GIF animation

I'm having difficulty producing a proper animated gif (for inclusion in a PowerPoint presentation). The code I have is this: ...
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How to export a binary movie?

I have a table of binary images and want to export them as a binary movie, but I can only export RGB movie instead of a binary one and the size of the movie is really large. Is there any way to export ...
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How to force a Manipulator inside a Manipulate to auto-run?

I want to use a slider (not drop-down list) for a list of discreteValues to do the Manipulate (I used ...
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Editing code which shows three balls moving from one site to another

I would like to have your help in editing the following Mathematical code. The code shown below represents applying translation to three balls aligned vertically at one site. I want to edit it so it ...
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Conveniently rotate animated 3D graphics

3D graphics can be easily rotated interactively by clicking and dragging with the mouse. Is there a simple way to achieve the same for animated 3D graphics? I would like to rotate them interactively (...
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exporting animation in .AVI

i have a problem with exporting an animation as a video; i can't get the animation to only go in one direction it awlays goes forward and backwards. AnimatioDirection does nothing. i can't remove the ...
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Pause Manipulation when Space Bar is pushed

I have the following animation: Manipulate[ Plot[i*Sin[x], {x, 0, 2*Pi}, PlotRange -> 10], {i, 1, 10, ControlType -> Animator}] How can I pause it and ...
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How to make animate in first person perspective? [closed]

Now,ordinary animate is the obeject moing in fix the coordinate(remote perspective). But,can we use first person perspective,fix the moving object at the center and just moving(change) the coordinate?...
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What are advantages or disadvantages of Animate versus Animator

I am curious what are advantages/disadvantages of using Animator instead of the Animate? Why and for what purpose the Animator has been introduced? Who knows? To address the question of @Kuba: There ...
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Animating a 3D plot of electromagnetic waves

Could an expert on this site guide me in making an animated 3D plot of electromagnetic waves? I would like the user to be able to change the polarization interactively. Also, I would like to run ...
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How to do variable specification [closed]

how can i solve this problem??? I have trouble with variable specification
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How to increase the speed on opening and playing gif?

I have a gif Example.gif, and would like to play it in a presentation. I used the following code:- ...
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How to force a setter bar of Animate to autorun?

I have an animate as below:- Animate[plot[i], {i, {1, 2, 3}, ControlType -> SetterBar}, AnimationRunning -> True] As you can see, I am trying to force it ...
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Why do some manipulate/animate become error plots after notebook closed [duplicate]

I have some Manipulate/Animate plots (mostly relating to geometry and geography) which look good after evaluation. But when I ...
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Exporting a Manipulate expression to .avi and .gif

I've the following code: ...
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Rotation by Euler Angles using SphericalPlot3D

I am new to Mathematica and I am trying to create a small animation using SphericalPlot3D. Essentially I have a 3D figure defined in ...
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Rotating stacks of cubes

I've created a function that takes a list of stack heights and returns a stack of cubes: ...
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Exporting a dynamic as a gif

I'm using a dynamic module to rotate a Graphics3D at a certain rate: ...
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Transform sphere into a cube

I'm trying to get into animation using Mathematica, and I want to create a simple animation where a sphere in a black space gets "morphed" into a cube. I know how to generate a cube and how to ...
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Rotate 3D plot into animation

I know this is not the first question on creating an animation of a 3D plot, but I found no answer to the following question: How can I create an animated rotating plot with axes labels that are ...
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What has changed in Mathematica since version 2 so that Do no longer can be used to make animations?

I am running Mathematica 11. There is a wonderful 27 year old book called Exploring Mathematics with Mathematica link to amazon, which does a lot of interesting mathematical stuff with version 2 of ...
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Dynamics of space curves using frenet serret formulas [duplicate]

I am trying to animate the dynamics of a space curve for which the curvature and torsion are given as a function of time. Using Frenet Serret equations, I want to find out the dynamics of the curve. ...
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Lost of smooth texture during animation

I have a 3D arc which is moving over the surface of a sphere. I want to do the animation of it. The following code is my try: ...
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Animation of fractional derivative in Mathematica with order of derivative varying

I want to make the animation given at the link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fractional_Derivative_of_Basic_Power_Function_(2014).gif using Mathematica. Is it possible to do it. If it is ...
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Simple animation with mathematica [duplicate]

I have just started to learn Mathematica. I want to see how can I generate animations in Mathematica. For example, the I want to plot an equation $$x(t)=5\cos(10t)\tag{1}$$ which I can do. But suppose ...
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How to disable “Animate Bookmarks” in a Manipulate

Is there any way of disabling the item "Animate Bookmarks" in the control menu (which appears clicking on the + symbol on the top right corner) of a Manipulate? The rationale for this question is ...
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How to make animated gif file play once in 11.3?

There is similar question here exporting-animated-gifs-animationrepetitions-1-doesnt-work But the accepted answer there no longer works in 11.3, which is to use ...
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Animate bookmarks which do not set values for all parameters

I have a Manipulate with bookmarks which do not set the value of all parameters; only some. A MWE is: ...
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How to control image resolution in ColorQuantize?

When exporting a GIF animation, for example ...
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Combining ListLinePlot with Animation

I am quite new to coding world... I am struggling with combining ListLinePlot with Animation, so that it is visible how circle is moving on the path. Here is my code ...
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Animated Spherical Pendulum - animated plot wiggles [duplicate]

Have used the below code to animate a plot for motion of a spherical pendulum ...
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How to run an animation once another ends?

I want to run an animation with Animateafter another ends, not at same time. This is my code: Its possible run r from 5 to 2 and, later, run s rom 2 to 0?
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Animate a sphere following the path of spline curve in 3D

Instead of a point, I want to animate a 3D Sphere to following the path of this 3D-spline. How would I do this with the given code below. Any solutions to this ? ...
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AnimationRepetitions in Manipulate

I have a graphics depending on a parameter, that I show through a Manipulate command. When I click on the little "+" icon to show the controls, I can Play the graphics like in an Animate command, and ...
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2D Torsional Spring

I need help to draw an animated circular 2D spring. I'd like to define the spring like Spring[x_, y_, θ0sx_, θ0dx_, θsx_, θdx_], where: ...
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Building a progression animation with 3D objects [duplicate]

I am trying to make a progression animation using the animate or listanimate command using the 3-D graphics objects below. ...
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Calculation of animation $Aborted

When I run below code the calculation of animation are aborted and in the animation window is visible the information "$Aborted". Why? ...
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How to show a counter/label in ListAnimate?

Assuming we have a long list of graphs to be shown by ListAnimate, we want to locate some interesting ones. Then a counter or slider label for that long list is ...
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Animate to gif without looping forwards and then backwards with all the frames

I want to create a gif where a graph is "losing" edges. I have the following code that creates a list of graphs. ...
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How to export 3D graphic with animation as a “3ds” file [closed]

I want to export the following Lorenz Attractor as a "3ds" file (or "obj") with animation and import it into the Unity3D ...
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Adjustable animation repeat time without cut off

I'm trying to model an animated wave with Animate. I put it inside a Manipulate to easily change the values of the amplitude, wavelength and velocity. Currently Animate runs over 10 sec and then ...
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Equivalent of AnimationRunning->False in Manipulate

I had an Animate environment with a continuous variable, but switched to Manipulate because I also wanted some user interaction ...