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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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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Creating Animations with Mouse Cursor in Mathematica

Consider from this link there is an animation at the bottom that, when played, shows a mouse cursor manipulating an interactive Wolfram element. Is this animation created within Mathematica, and -- ...
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How to animate my data?

I would like to point out that I only have basic experience with Mathematica. If this is a dumb question, I apologize in advance. Anyways, I am trying to make a density plot of an interpolation of ...
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Making cool animations of an accretion disk/planetary disk

I am trying to make an animation of an accretion disk or a planetary disk. For example, a cool disk showing below (created by NAHKS TR'EHNL): or in this link Here is what I have tried so far: step1:...
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Move from the rotating frame of reference to the lab frame for a periodic function

I have a plot in the rotating frame of reference which moves with some constant rate, S. I want to convert this back into the lab frame by using some substitution of the form xAxisPositionLab = ...
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Track a moving peak on a periodic ListAnimate plot

I have a ListAnimate plot and I want to track the position of the peak as it moves. Is there any way to do this which takes into account the fact that the peak of the wave moves past the window of ...
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Animation of an oscillating ball

I need to represent the oscillation of a ball within a well. The well is represented by y=x^2 on [-1,1] and the position of the ball is x=Sin[t]. How can I overlay the animation on a static graph? ...
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Why won't my PlotRange change?

I'm trying to expand the x-axis, but it won't change: ...
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Problem with animation

I am trying to animate an elastic collision and i don't how to code to describe the motion after the impact. Here's a piece of code: ...
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Elastic Collision Animation

So I am trying to animate an elastic collision, but I have a problem with the ruler when using Manipulatefunction: ...
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Improvement of a method to plot values of a section of a line that moves with time

I have this code which animates a layer of fluid moving on the outside of an ellipse with a moving black point on the cylinder surface itself. I want to plot a line from the origin to the outer layer ...
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How to make an animation of a body when I know its coordinates in time as a table [closed]

I'm trying to numerically solve a system of differential equations describing two pendula connected to each other by a spring, and then make an animation of their evolution in time. What I have now, ...
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Manipulate control with trackingfunction under autorun

I'm writing a demonstration that has complicated inter-dependencies among controls that can be time-consuming to evaluate. It's working well, except that it breaks when I try to use autorun. I think ...
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How to plot a bicycle with square wheels

I want to draw a bicycle with square wheels similar to this picture, but I can't plot the trajectory along the curve. enter link description here ...
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Multiple animations in the same Notebook cause lag

I am using Mathematica to simulate a simple pendulum. I used the Animate command to create an animation of the pendulum, which runs smootly. But when i run any other Manipulate, Animate or ListAnimate ...
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How to write a drag-n-drop reorderable gui?

Most modern GUI building libraries (e.g. cocoa) support this basic operation in tables or lists: reordering items with a mouse. For example, the drag-and-drop of items in a MacOS finder or app window: ...
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Exporting Manipulate objects as .mov without UI controls [duplicate]

For a video project I am using Mathematica to create graphic mathematical visuals. However, I can't quite find the necessary setting in order to get a good looking image. I am using ...
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How to create an animation of charged particles' motion in an electric field

I am trying to create an animation of 3 particles' motion in an electric field. The electric field is created by a needle attached to a top plate both of which are at -3800V with a grounded plate ...
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Merging two 2D wave animations into one 3D animation?

I have an electric field, Elec[d_, w_, q_, r_, t_] = -((q accel)/(4 \[Pi] Subscript[\[Epsilon], 0] r c^2)) Subscript[\[Epsilon], 0] := 8.85*10^-12 c := 3*10^8 ...
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Having issues trying to animate an electric and magnetic field of a moving point charge [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to plot an electric and magnetic field using Mathematica, but I'm quite new to the program and I've run into a wall. I start out with a moving point charge, and this is what I've ...
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Plotting the electric field from a moving charge in 3D

I want to show a 3D electric field changing with time in response to the path of a moving charged particle. I have an animation of a particle traveling along a helical path using the parametrization ...
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How to draw a phasor animation with Mathematica?

There is a nice animation on the Phasor Wikipedia page: I wonder if (and how) one could draw such animation with Mathematica? I'm not necessary interested in the code required to draw the exact same ...
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Trying to understand Electromagnetism using mathematica

I was wondering if there was a possible way to animate electric and magnetic field lines using Mathematica? I'm currently doing a physics major and taking an upper level electromagnetism course. I'm ...
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Importing text file to plot animation in 1D

I have .txt file with data that I want import into mathematica and then create a 1D animation/simulation of 3 curves. The format of the ...
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Plot of falling body [closed]

I'm new into Mathematica and I need to help with animated plot of falling body: Including mass of the body and the force of air resistance $F = -k*v(t)$, slowing down the body with positive contant k,...
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Export Graphics3D Object as .fbx file with animation

Suppose I have a Graphics3D object named objanim that is a function of some variable t. I can export this animation to a ...
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Extracting plot from notebook

I'm trying to save animations in this notebook as a gif, but when I try to save them or create a new notebook it saves a blank image. How can I extract the code which creates these animations?
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Speed up animation

For a project I need to make a little animation showing what happens when you put two hexagonal lattices on top of each other and rotate one of them(Moiré pattern), and my advisor sugested using ...
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Export Mathematica Animation With Retina

Right now I have: ...
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Output of function not showing

First up: Yes I'm a beginner with Mathematica although I have plenty of experience with other languages. Currently I'm trying to define a function, that when run animates a pendulum. When I try to ...
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Extract values of a ListAnimate plot that are moving at a fixed rate

I have this code which animates a layer of fluid moving on the outside of an ellipse with a moving black point on the cylinder surface itself. Is there a way to find the value of the blue outer line ...
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wave 3d animation

How to animate a 3D wave propagation similar to that in the following video ? enter link description here
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Animate Graphics3D plotting with color gradient

This is a bit of a two part question about optimizing some 3D plotting - it's pretty straightforward but after a while struggling with it I haven't made much headway. Assume some list of 3D points, i....
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Two animations on the same ListAnimate plot

I have a code that produces two lists to be animated using ListAnimate and I want to have these two animations taking place on the same plot but I can't see a clear way to do this and was wondering if ...
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Plotting moving dot in 2D graph

Hi I have a question on how can I create a moving dot that moves across my x-y graph? I have tried using this following method, but it didn't seem to be working. Appreciate some guidance in this ...

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