problem with Manipulate

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg126550] problem with Manipulate*From*: "Physics is Everything....Almost" <fizzycist at knology.net>*Date*: Fri, 18 May 2012 05:27:31 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

Why does Manipulate[ Plot[Sin[x (1+ a x)], {x,0,6} ], (a,0,2} ] work.... BUT..... the following doesn't.... tmp = Plot[Sin[x (1+ a x)], {x,0,6} ] Manipulate[ tmp , (a,0,2}] I checked Attributes of Manipulate and saw HoldAll......but Hold what?? thanks.....Jerry Blimbaum

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: problem with Manipulate***From:*Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357@gmail.com>