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Re: movie question

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  • Subject: [mg29488] Re: movie question
  • From: simon shannon <sshannon at>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 02:20:16 -0400 (EDT)
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a long while back this soln was posted in response to a similar


myanimate[] := (
    FrontEndTokenExecute["OpenCloseGroup"]; );



it is such a useful little gem that i have myanimate[]
defined in my init.m


Michael Probst wrote:
> Hi, Experts !
> When I animate a function (for example, Sin[t x] with t being 'time') using
> Animate or ShowAnimation, I get a series of plots. Then I have to click on
> the cell bracket in order to hide all but the first plot *. When I want to
> play
> the movie, I can select this group of cells and use CTL-Y to play the movie.
> I have a small educational project where the student changes the function
> and
> creates a movie from it.
> Is there a way to avoid having to do step * ?
> It would be somewhat nicer if the single frames were hidden from the user
> and the movie would start right away !
> Thanks !
> Michael

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