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Questions tagged [manipulate]

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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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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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 better/...
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How to save animation generated in Jupyter notebook?

I'm playing with the Free Wolfram Engine for Developers together with Wolfram Language kernel for Jupyter notebooks. To my surprise, Manipulate/...
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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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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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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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How to preserve Dataset's pagination inside Manipulate?

I'm having troubles preserving automatic pagination provided by Dataset when it is embedded in a Manipulate. Consider the ...
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How to fully display text in the text box of Manipulate control when expanded?

When the control of Manipulate got expanded there's a display text box but it does not fully show the control value as shown in figure. Is there any way that the size of this box can be adjusted to ...
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Choices with labels in Manipulate: is this a bug?

Bug introduced in 10.0 or earlier and persisting through 11.3 The following control form is documented for Manipulate: If I evaluate ...
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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 12....
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Image Processing: Detecting certain edge features over varying contrasts

Images and description- • The images are obtained from the frames of a video (>1000 images) • As shown, there are contrast variations between the images • The bubble shifts horizontally ...
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Possible bug in Mathematica?

I am having trouble with the simple code: Manipulate[k, {k, 0, 10}] Which gives as an output the usual manipulate box, however, most of the times when scrolling ...
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Drawing function intersection by using Manipulate

You want to use Manipulate to draw the intersection of dynamic functions, but there are two problems 1.More than two unrelated points ...
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Import/export manipulate state in file

Is it possible to export the state of Manipulate with big number of parameters in file and then restore the parameters of Manipulate from this file?
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Consistently slow to display first Manipulate on Mma launch

Since Mathematica 10.1 I've suffered a significant wait time whenever I display my first Manipulate after launch Mathematica on my Macbook [running OS X, El ...
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Manipulate in Linux and Mathematica v 10

I am having issues with Manipulate in Mathematic 10.4.1 under Linux. Simple: Manipulate[i, {i, 0, 10}] Result in frozen ...
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Optimization for iterating and plotting a matrix product and its elements?

I have an iterative matrix product of this type $$ \begin{pmatrix}y_{n+1} \\ x_{n+1} \end{pmatrix} = \begin{pmatrix} A & B \\ C & D \end{pmatrix} \begin{pmatrix}y_{n} \\ x_{n} \end{pmatrix} $...
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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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Drawing a cyclogon

Is it possible to draw the path of a point on the boundary while the polygon is rolling, or writing a function of theta similar to the cycloid parametric equations: $$ x = r (\theta - \sin(\theta)),\...
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Programmatically Inject Logical Vector into Manipulate Checkboxes or Vice-Versa

I am building a large Manipulate application with about 50-60 checkboxes through which the user can select entities to be drawn on a main canvas. The main drawing routine, called from within ...
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How to allow Image3D to be dragged on Wolfram Cloud?

I have an 3D image as below, and then I deployed it to Cloud with Public permission. However, in the cloud, it is just a "static image", and user can't drag the image interactively (to change the ...
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Manipulate issue

I am new to Mathematica and so far I was able to find answers to my problems so far, but not for this one. I hope you are able to help me. I have 4 variables that determine a feasible "area". It the ...
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Keyboard control of 1d and 2d sliders in Manipulate

I would like to be able to control the sliders in Manipulate via keyboard control (not just by dragging with the mouse). How can I do this? I've seen this post, but unfortunately the keyboard part ...
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Create tone with adjustable frequency/amplitude

How can I play a tone and adjust its frequency and amplitude? As an example, say I wanted to play a SquareWave with a slider for frequency and amplitude. Using a <...
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ParametricPlot causes Manipulate to update when local & external variable share the same name

Here is a strange behavior reminding me of a previous bug when Manipulate updates without reason, but it is probably not the same reason here and seems to be ...
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Manipulate[] does not work properly

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Nested Dialog Input

I have a blocking Dialog that is taking input from another dialog internally. This is how I have coded ...
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How constrain a Locator to follow a list of points inside Manipulate?

I would like position two locators on discrete positions which are list's elements and represent a list of point's coordinates. I've ani image and on this I've detected ten circle shape. Now I'd like ...
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Bookmark name not editable

The bookmark's name in an embedded cdf is not editable. I used the following code to create a cdf: ...
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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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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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Precision of sliders in WebMathematica

I have been developing a Manipulate plot to put on the web. One of my parameters varies over a small interval, ...
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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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Manipulation Parameters with Conditions

I have a list, and length of this list can be changed sometimes. I want to define manipulation parameters inside "Manipulate" according to length of the list. For example: ...
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Kernel runs continously with Manipulate Block inside Package, not notebook

I recently moved an Manipulate block from a notebook to a package (.m file). The original manipulate called functions from the package in the form of Package`f(x) and was used in the Manipulate. The ...
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How to create and name variables using Manipulate and InputField?

I have a function F(x1,x2,...,xi;y1,y2,...,yj) such that the xi are the variables and the yj are other parameters (as constants) of the same function. I need that: ...
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How to use Manipulate in filter design to plot the sum two raised-cosines?

I would like to be able to add a raised cosine to a "standard" raised cosine. With a time delay which I could manipulate (so the shape of the standard cosine function is altered, meaning the function ...
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Issues with Manipulate (or variable assignment)

I am working to take a large manipulator I have built and generalize it, but I keep running into some variable assignment issue. I made a short example of my issues below: Set up: ...
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Import files from a directory choose via Manipulate

I thought I write a super-simple program to import all (Excel)files from a directory a user can choose> ...
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Looking for a way to run through every time step of a cellular automaton function with random seeds

I have been creating 2D cellular automaton functions in Mathematica and I would like the output to be a graphical representation of the array at each time step. I know I can do this with ListAnimate: ...
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Style of ClipPlanes and Opacity of figures

I have 2 Manipulate. In first Manipulate I can change size, position and opacity for every figure, I have 4 figure (Cuboid, Ellipsoid, Pyramid, Cylinder). ...
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Export higher resolution .avi file

How can I increase the .avi resolution of the video that produces the following code (because now it is blurry): Export["Manipulate.avi", %20]
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How to use Dynamic and Setting inside a DynamicModule?

Consider an image (img) as Using the following code I can dynamically change the value of t and see the updated components. <...
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Reading out Manipulate controls dynamically generated in a list

I've been trying to dynamically generate Manipulate controls in a list, like so: ...
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InputField always generate new object after pressing Enter

I am using Mathematica 11.2. There seems something wrong with InputField. As you can see from below gif animation. Every time I change the InputField and press enter, new object generated. This ...
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Executable notebooks

Last week I made a code, where I use dialogboxes do create a graphic interface. I want this code to be available to any person that might have or not Mathematica. Is there a way to turn this notebook ...
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Cross-section of graph

I am trying to use the following code to plot the cross-section of the graph z=x^2+y^2 and x=t. I use Manipulate to vary t. ...
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EmbedCode not evaluating a list of Manipulates

I have created a simple FormPage that asks for some user input, and should display a list of manipulates which are influenced by the given input. I use EmbedCode to display my results. The code I used ...