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May the Fourth be with you

This is not the full answer but I've solved most of the problems. The hardest one, with sound, remains. Embedded version without music bobthechemist's points Quality is not a problem anymore since ...
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How can I include functions from a package into a CDF file?

There are some doubts about using SaveDefinitions (1), (2), so let's implement a brute force approach which may be later used automatically. Outline ...
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CDF plugin no longer launches in Chrome

I had contacted tech support at Wolfram about one of my demonstrations, and got a reply from Ed Pegg (one of the editors at the Wolfram Demonstration site) which included this: "Mathematica 10 turned ...
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How can I recover the source code from cdf file?

Edit with a more compact code: ...
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Is it possible to disable the sizing frame but keep the ability to rotate a 3d graph?

Try the following: Style[Graphics3D[Sphere[]], ShowSelection -> False]
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How can I recover my Mathematica work after a computer crash?

Quiet[<<AuthorTools`] NotebookRestore[] Just copy and paste the above two lines in a new mathematica file. When you will execute it, a dialogue box will ...
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Create CDF file in which the code is not included

Completely define your demonstration in a Manipulate or DynamicModule by making use of the ...
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How to edit a downloaded cdf textbook example or prevent someone from editing my notebook?

This should do: nb = Import["path/to/BriggsCochraneCalculus.cdf"]; nb = NotebookPut@nb; SetOptions[nb, Deployed -> False, Editable -> True] You can now ...
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What kind of Mathematica license do i need to create cdf documents for my students and put them on my (academic) page at the university?

My reading of this page is that you are free to create and share your CDFs for as long as you are willing to license them under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License (FreeCDF). This ...
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How to create a smile animation in Mathematica?

Here's one without teeth, but it does have eyebrows, the eyes can change size, and the mouth smiles (or not): ...
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Creating centered inline cell in text cell

This is different but you may find it useful. The second line will be evaluated in place code with panel, just Ctrl+9 to create an inline cell and type: select this and evaluate in place with ...
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Hiding the Code in .CDF File

Try this: select the cell with the code you want to hide, then select Cell > Cell Properties. Click on Open to uncheck it. The code will be hidden, but a skinny, residual, empty cell will remain. If ...
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ListInterpolation causing .cdf security problems?

John Fultz's comment: The security issue is caused by the presence of the symbol Developer`PackedArrayForm in the interpolating function objects. The ...
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Writing a conventional free-standing application in Mathematica (CDF)

The following is only a sketch of what you would have to look into (Don't accept that answer too soon, I'm sure others might provide more detailed solutions): For variable numbers of rows you will ...
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How does one create an Enterprise CDF in Mathematica 11.2 Enterprise edition?

I find it necessary to use the CDFDeploy function to get Enterprise CDF functionality in 11.2. I have this defined in a separate notebook: ...
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How to specify units for ImageSize Option?

Perhaps inches = 72; Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 4 Pi}, ImageSize -> { 4 inches, Automatic}] If you have to use Quantity you can ...
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Creating centered inline cell in text cell

It turns out, after lots of poking around, that the fact that the cell is inline is not really the relevant thing. What is relevant is that each stylesheet has a ...
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Problems with Manipulate (indicated by blinking output cell)

First, making an assignment to a symbol with = or := usually triggers an update; this is because if the value or definition (...
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CDF plugin no longer launches in Chrome

As an update, I received this message from Wolfram support in December 2015: "Just to let you know, web browsers are slowly moving away from the technology that supports our plugin. You may have ...
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best way to deploy a Wolfram Language program on a machine without its own Mathematica license?

In the simplest case the FormPage function would return a graphic: ...
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Setting output width for CopyToClipboard

Converting a comment to an answer, in the 10.1.0 Front End this works: ...
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How to Synchronise Manipulates in Different Cells?

Since j and i have to be synchronized with sync one can add ...
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How to Synchronise Manipulates in Different Cells?

Another approach is to localize the context of the CDF and use LocalizeVariables -> False in Manipulate. You have to ...
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Is CDF an open format?

Apparently it's all in the wording. CDF is stated to be a "public format" and not an "open format". From http://www.wolfram.com/cdf/faq/
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Can Antialiasing set to Highest Quality be used on CUDA capable machines?

You may use the RenderingOptions option of Style. The computer used for the images below does not have a dedicated graphics card ...
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Missing V9 Menu: File -> New -> FreeCDF

The File / New / FreeCDF menu option was introduced in version 8 but was withdrawn in version 9. The v9 documentation appears to be out of date. The new workflow is as follows: create a regular ...
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Problems with Manipulate (indicated by blinking output cell)

This works fine with me: ...
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How to specify units for ImageSize Option?

The ImageSize documentation, under Details reads: "Specifications for both width and height can be any of the following: " d d printer's points (before ...
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How can I recover my Mathematica work after a computer crash?

Below is a function that I use to open a cleaned out version of a notebook. The function deletes all output cells, almost all cell options, and all notebook options. I usually use this on working ...
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What kind of Mathematica license do i need to create cdf documents for my students and put them on my (academic) page at the university?

Contacts: Bradley Harden (good guy) North American Commercial Sales Manager Wolfram Research bradley_hardenATwolfram.com (800) 965-3726 (ext 3482) Kelvin Mischo Academic Sales Manager Wolfram ...
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