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Re: Question concerning Manipulate

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  • Subject: [mg102531] Re: Question concerning Manipulate
  • From: divisor <congruentialuminaire at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 04:36:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h5jdck$12l$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hello Larry:

This seems like a question of Context[]. By this I mean if you think
of a Module[] as having its own "scope" (similar to Context[]) then it
is certainly possible to set a variable in the Global` context from
inside a Module[] (I have done this). So it should be possible to set
variable in Global` context from inside the "evaluated expression"
invoked from a Manipulate[].

I have not done this yet, but I think it should work.

HTH.

Roger Williams
Franklin Laboratory

On Aug 8, 1:35 am, "actu... at mchsi.com" <actu... at mchsi.com> wrote:
> To:  All
>
> I'm trying to develop some elementary Notebooks that can be used by
> students to "explore" the mathematical concepts of of linear
> equations, slope, solutions of systems of linear equations, etc.
>
> I'm using the "Manipulate" command.  My question is "Is it possible to
> use values created by sliders inside of a Manipulate command outside
> of the command."  If "yes", how?
>
> Thanks
>
> Larry



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