# 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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### Controlling what is plotted in a multi-curve plot

My question is on trying to cut off certain plots within a Plot with multiple expressions being plotted. I want to be able to stop the two dashed-line plots at ...
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### Interactive ColorFunction using ListContourPlot

I try to use Manipulate to specify my interactive own colors and scaling for the ColorFunction in ...
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### How to create some macros

I have two question in one. In the following code, I want to manipulate a plot in a centered cell. It is fastiduous to try always to remember the way to act. Could I define some macro as in a standard ...
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### Parametric Plot - Opacity Changing Along Line

How would one have the trajectory in a parametric plot go from a higher to lower opacity? Suppose the following code for example: ...
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### How to make a diagram and get the exact intersection points at the same time?

Here is the code. A part of the diagram is not a function. ...
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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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### How to shorten the length of the tangent line

I have all the equations down to manipulate the tangent line on the graph... but the tangent line is too long, what would be the best way to shorten it? ...
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### Show shows two objects separated by a comma instead one on top of another

As in the title. I want them to be on the same graph. Additionaly i want to the graph to always be focused on the rectangle. ...
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### Using Manipulate[] to manipulate Plot[] min and max values

I have code: Plot[y = -3*x + 2, {x, -10, 10}, AspectRatio -> Automatic, PlotRange -> {{-20, 20}, {-20, 20}}] output: Now I want to use ...
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### Removing an extra curly braces when using Grid with an If statment

I use Grid to align controls in Manipulate. Here is a simple example ...
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### Draw two curves and a surface

I'm trying to draw two curves and a surface, where one of the curves is to appear on the surface. Unfortunately the curves are drawn with very few points and appear extremely unclear. Is there a way ...
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### Fill curve betwen specified abscissa points [duplicate]

I am plotting the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of molecular speeds. I want to be able to select a region to integrate using a manipulate function. Then I want to have that same region filled in on ...
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### How do you create draggable points inside a graphic image?

I want to create a simple line with two points that can be dragged (one at a time), as in image below: How can I do that without using sliders, but rather dragging the points themselves. I suspect ...
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### Plotting a circle that can move up and down the y-axis

How can I create a circle for the equation $\qquad x^2+(y-a)^2=9$ where $a$ is a parameter. I want to plot this curve with a slider $(a)$ in Cartesian coordinates (better with axes). If possible, ...
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### How to combine 2d circle graph (with point which is rounded) into helix 3d graph (motion of particle along circle in the world line)

Manipulate[Graphics[{Circle[], {Red, PointSize@.05, Point@{Cos[x], Sin[x]}}}], {x, 0, 2 Pi}] and ...
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### Is there a way to Plot intersection point in Manipulate?

I've tried to plot this . But It seemed useless in MeshFunctions ...
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### How do I control the spacing and font size for my plot legend?

I have a Manipulate-based figure in which I'd like to place a compact legend in the upper left corner (within the figure's frame). But by default, the items in the ...
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### ListLogLinearPlot logarithmic axis tickmarks

When using ListLogLinearPlot the abscissa labels every other decade. Is there a way to tell Mathematica to label each decade? I need to use this inside ...
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### Controlling plots with sliders without using Manipulate

Why are the sliders in the following code not affecting the plot? (Without using Manipulate) ...
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### GUI of a Karnaugh Map

I intend to implement a three-variables Karnaugh map with the following code. There are two points I failed to figure out. How to remove the outer double-line border? How to change the toggling into "...
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### How to supress loops in a digraph?

I have the following Code working nicely (Part of this code has been developed by users in this forum). ...
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### Optimal resolution of a wave equation

I'm not very familiar with numerical resolution of partial derivatives equations in Mathematica, and I would like to optimize the following code. It's about a self-interacting wave propagating in 2D, ...
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### Manipulate VTK vertex fields

I have a VTK file that contains several vertex fields, and I'd like to manipulate the view. The objective is to show/hide all vertices whose field match a certain function. For instance, if I have a ...
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### Manipulate ListPlot and Sliders [closed]

I'm trying to Manipulate with a Slider a ListPlot. Here is the code: ...
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### How to show a line in a Manipulate plot?

I'm trying to display a Graphics line alongside my Manipulate plot but I can't seem to do it because the Graphics and the Plot do not show up together. Basically, I want to show this line ...
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### Using NDSolve within Manipulate

I'm trying to use NDSolve inside manipulate. Specifically, I have a series of differential equations with coefficients, k1, k2, <...
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### Manipulate works in Mathematica but not in Wolfram Player

This is most likely a very naive question, but I'm puzzled as to why the following code runs smoothly in Mathematica 12.1.1.0 but does not generate a working plot in Wolfram Player 12.1.1.0. ...
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### What are common pitfalls for newbies trying to use Plot? [closed]

I am new to Mathematica, and I have had extreme difficulty with Plot. Often, my plots simply don't appear. Here is my current code: I tried to avoid the common ...
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### Intersection point for existing solution - avoiding error messages, message in diagram if no solution exists

I am trying to highlight the intersection if one exists. For specific parameter values there is no solution and the manipulate output creates error message and red background. How can I avoid the ...
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### System of equations does not solve with Solve

I am trying to find the solution in order to highlight the intersection point. ...
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### Lists{vals,funs} and NDEigensystem are not the same shape?

Hi I'm trying to create a Manipulate[Plot[]] so that I can vary lambda in the below equation from 0 to 2 and see how it affects my plot. I'm getting stuck a couple steps before that though where I use ...
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### Intersection point across two diagrams with manipulate: Problems with Coordinates

I am trying to highlight the intersection point (point, dashed lines) in the bottom diagram and the the corresponding point in the top diagram. Unfortunately, I am creating lots of error messages in ...
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### Manipulate not showing the four curves I want to manipulate

I've tried to display four functions in a single plot without success and I don't know how I should change my code in order to see the function. Indeed when I run the command I just see the axises but ...
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### Manipulate and Plot of Tangent Point in Optimization Problem with Kinked Constraint: Solve and PieceWise Problems

I'm trying to illustrate an optimization problem with a piecewise constraint creating a kink at the maximum value of T if n>0. ...
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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 == 1}, x[t], t] and I'd like to visualize how the solution ...
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### Manipulate giving errors when I plot the product of a step function and a continuous function

Riemann's prime counting function J (link) takes half-values at every jump-discontinuity. So, I define it thus: ...
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### Manipulate and Plot of Tangent Point in Optimization Problem: Solve Problems

I want to illustrate how changes in the values of exogenous variables and parameters (T,w,[Alpha]) are changing the optimal values of two endogenous variables (f,c)=(f*,c*). The solution is with a ...
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### How to combine Manipulate and OutputResponse to manipulate a transfer function

The webpage on Manipulate provides an example on section Examples > Applications of how to manipulate two parameters (the initial conditions) of an Initial Value Problem (ODE with initial ...
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### FindMinimum with Manipulate

I have an expression for the energy of a given physical system and I need to plot its minimum with respect to one of the parameters while the others are allowed to vary. The expression is the ...
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### Using Dynamic with PlotRange inside Manipulate

I am using Manipulate to plot a function that takes a fair amount of time to be plotted. Once it is done I would like to change the y-range where it is plotted. To avoid that the function is evaluated ...
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### Manipulate DSolveValue

I have the following EDO: f'[t] == (1/V*a/T) - ((Lambda + Q/V)*f[t]) Taking into account that the variables V,a,T,Lambda and V are constant, I would like to make a ...
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### Getting error when I substitute PDE for ODE

The following code works perfectly: ...
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### Manipulating the plots obtained from NDSolve

I am trying to manipulate my parameters eNA, eNM, eMA, eMN, eAM, eAN in the following plot obtained from using NDSolve on my set of differential equations. But I can't find a way to do it. The ...
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### Can Manipulate controls be generated programmatically based on a (non-manipulated) variable?

I would like to do something like this: ...
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### Problem with Initialization cell and Manipulate

The following minimum failing example illustrates a problem that I am having building an application to simulate projectile motion. In the notebook's initialization cell, I have the definition of a ...
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### Marking the minimum point of a quadratic [duplicate]

Clear[a] Manipulate[ Plot[ a*x^2 + 2*x + a, {x, -40, 40}, PlotRange -> {-15, 15}], {a, -10, 10}] I want to mark the minimum value in this range with a blue ...
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### Manipulate a plot of coupled differential equations

Good afternoon, I am attempting to construct a graph showing the trajectory of two variables over time, based on a coupled system of differential equations and some arbitrary initial conditions which ...
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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 ...