Re: problem with Manipulate

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg126577] Re: problem with Manipulate*From*: Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at t-online.de>*Date*: Sun, 20 May 2012 02:34:50 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <jp54ri$gq0$1@smc.vnet.net>

"Physics is Everything....Almost" wrote: > 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 > Manipulate doesn't know, that tmp is dependend on a. So write instead: tmp[a_] := Plot[Sin[x (1 + a x)], {x, 0, 6}] Manipulate[tmp[a], {a, 0, 2}] -- _________________________________________________________________ Peter Breitfeld | Bad Saulgau, Germany | http://www.pBreitfeld.de