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# Questions tagged [dynamic]

Questions relating to the dynamic family of functions in Mathematica, such as Dynamic, DynamicModule and Manipulate.

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### High performance fullscreen visualization of image sequence

What is the fastest way you can come up with to display an image sequence in fullscreen where each image in the sequence must be shown? Here is my attempt. Let's create a 1920x1080 image as this is a ...
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### How do I import a file only when it is modified?

I am trying to create a Dynamic code that will Import the contents of file only if it has been modified. I tried the following ...
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### Where to place Dynamic in an expression?

I've just started playing around with dynamic elements and I am confused over where exactly I should be placing Dynamic[] in an expression. My reading of the related help is it should be around the ...
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### error "Kernel not responding to Dynamic Evaluation"

I have got error with large-scale Problems that needs a solution by LinearProgramming, I am working on TSP Problem and I write the Linear Formulation for this Problem (Note: I know that there is a ...
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### Calligraphic Pen Signature Pane

This exchange about writing the infinity symbol using a calligraphic pen nib (https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/13376/43662) gave me an idea that is a bit steep for me to implement. The idea is ...
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### Use PopupMenu to choose a treatment

I have a list of treatments: treatmentsNames={"walk","run","fly","swim","dream"} I want to use this list to ...
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### How to add to a dynamic variable?

Why can't I add to the dynamic variable z below? z = 1; Dynamic[z] + 1 returns 1+1 and not ...
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### Two locators in separate plots using Manipulate

I want to create two figures, side by side, each with an independent Locator. I want to do this using Manipulate, because I can easily use information from each Locator in both plots. This answer did ...
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### Making Tooltips Work with Buttons in 3D Plots

I am trying to get buttons to work simultaneously with tooltips in 3D plots. Button has a Tooltip option, but it doesn't seem to ...
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### Algorithm consisting of modules returning multiple errors

I'm trying to write a genetic algorithm that will take a list of lists of reals in interval [0,1], my "starting population", "score" them according to a fitness function, append ...
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### How to visualize the circle-triangle-probability problem

This 3b1b video talks about the following problem: given 3 random points on a circle, what is the probability that the triangle whose vertices are those points contains the center of the circle. To ...
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### Dynamic TimelinePlot glitching out

Hi Dynamic Noob here :) I have written the following piece of code: ...
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### Using an Association as a Manipulate variable?

I would like to use an association in a Manipulate or a DynamicModule. Specifically, I'd like to click to change the Values of a list of Keys of an Association. Here is some non-working code that (...
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### Possible Bug: Why does ListLinePlot3D not work with Dynamic here? [duplicate]

Why are the errors below thrown? They are very strange and seem to be incorrect. Error 1 ListLinePlot3D[Map[Dynamic, {{1, 2}, {1, 3}}, {2}]] Error 2 ...
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### Lyapunov Exponent question about LCE package [closed]

This code gives result as given below on my computer ...
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### Selecting Plot for Locator

Assume I have a manipulate with two graphics/plots as outputs. One of my parameters is a locator. How can I select in which of the plots the locator appears? Let's say I have the output given by this: ...
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### InputField : only integer or list of integers in a specific range

I'm making a dynamic structure which reads some output from a FEM program (node results). I'd like an inputfield in which I specify the number(s) of the nodes I am interested in. The value of the ...
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### How to toggle graphics in a ClickPane

I am trying to make a simple hundred chart with squares that will toggle on and off when clicked. I have a start, I can click to fill a square, but have no idea how to click on a filled square and &...
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### Manipulate slider in awkward spot

I'm using Mathematica 12.3 and in this version sliders are placed really awkwardly: They are placed to the side instead of on top which makes them take up huge amounts of space. I believe in old ...
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### How can I temporarily pause Dynamic expressions while external programs are called?

I am displaying a progress bar in my notebook like this: ...
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### How can i selectively delete a dynamic output cell (e.g. from a progress bar)?

I make a progress indicator like this: ...
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### Making a Mathematica version of Wordle interactive

Just as a diversion, I'd like to create an interactive Mathematica version of Wordle. As a sketch I have the following: ...
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### How to calculate index of dynamical system in Mathematica?

I am brand new to Mathematica, so apologies if this is an obvious question. Question: How to calculate the index of a dynamical system? (from index theory; see here) Example: Let us say we have a ...
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### Dynamically updating only the Manipulate local variable

Say I have an array of data arrays, assigned to a temporary variable dat, and I'd like to switch between plots of the arrays using Manipulate. For example: ...
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### Using dynamic in CellPrint/Cell to get an "Item"?

When using stuff like: CellPrint[Cell["Z/" <> ToString[Prime[n]] <> "Z", "Item"]] How can I use dynamic functionality in ...
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### How can I separate expressions in Module without suppressing output?

I want to show a progress indicator while statements in a Module are processed. Outside a Module this ca be done like this: ...
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### Get current integral value in NIntegrate's EvaluationMonitor

Is it possible to display the current evaluation result while NIntegrate[] is running? Something like this: ...
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### Creating A New List Using List Picker

I'm attempting to create a new list using ListPicker[] to select elements from a list instead of: ...
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### How to create a general AttachedCell toolbar?

For example, when an image is displayed in the frontend, the image suggestion toolbar, which is an AttachedCell, pops up: It can can be found here, among other ...
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### What's the correct action for pressing a key?

Consider the following code: ...
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### How to properly initialize a list variable that is dynamically updated?

The below example works to initialize the Gauge, but it does not initialize sf until we interact with the gauge. ...
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### How can I combine Dynamic plots saved in named variables inside a DynamicModule?

I am creating a few separate plots that I want to be updated dynamically. I want to combine the plots so they are a single plot. Normally, I would use Show for this....
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### Matching a Dynamic Argument Pattern

times is a list of times i.e. matching {{hour_, min_, sec_Real}..}. I want to call ...
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### Rotate the label when rotating the output image with graphics3D

I am interested in drawing a labelled dashed line through points p1 and p2 with Graphics3D. ...
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### Animated bar chart race, a popular data visualization

Recently I see more and more data-viz called "Animated bar chart race". Some random examples, and note, how smoothly and organically everything changes in these videos.: https://flourish....
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### How to make an interactive calculator for any mathematical relation? [closed]

I am wondering if there is a way to make a calculator for any relation that is interactive. First, I choose a relation with some variables in it. The user will input a value for all of the variables ...
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### Help me understand a part of this code (using Clock) [closed]

I'm a begginer in Mathematica and I need help understanding a part of some code that I took and adapt from another question in this forum. The code is to animate one by one a list of points (with x,y ...
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### Making a list of variables

Consider the following code, which give a Manipulate object that returns the "total" of a certain variable var 1 ...
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### Equation of motion through the Lagrangian with Lagrange multipliers

I ask for advice, I'm a little confused. I have such a Lagrangian. $L=\frac{1}{2}m(\dot{x}^2+\dot{y}^2)-\lambda(2x^2+3y^2-1^2)$ Here $\lambda(2x^2+3y^2-1^2)$ is the constraint on the phase variables. ...
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### How do you make two interactive sliders dependent on eachother?

I have this code. Definition of q is: ...
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### Use the mouse to pinch the plasticine

Very roughly speaking, a topological space is a geometric object, and the homeomorphism is a continuous stretching and bending of the object into a new shape. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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### IntervalSlider inside Manipulate

I try to implement a Manipulate control to draw a partial circle. For now, I have a ParametricPlot with fixed lower and upper ...
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### Saving Dynamic Output when Closing [closed]

I am using Dynamic to create a graph that continuously updates during a simulation. This allows my students to visually (1) confirm that the simulation is working and (2) to judge when the simulation ...
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### How to export current state of a dynamic variable to Excel

I have a table with column headers and data. (The original table is much longer than the example is use to explain my problem here). ...
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### Dynamic influenced by a countdown Clock ignores actions in second argument

I stripped a Dynamic down to its bare essentials. Dynamic doesn't execute any of the functions asked for in second argument. ...
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### Abort dynamics error

I am encountering a problem when I use the function Manipulate. Even when I run the simple code f[a_,x_]:=a*x Manipulate[Plot[f[a,x],{x,-1,1}],{a,1,2}] I obtain I ...
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### Disabling an individual button in a SetterBar

I'm trying to create a set of SetterBar within my DynamicModule, but I want to have it so that an individual button gets ...
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### Define variables dynamically to compute a function

Let's say I have defined a function $W(p, q)$, where $p$ and $q$ are integers between (and including) $0$ and $2$ and the function takes me to a real number. Upon an input $n$, where $n$ is a positive ...