Category Archives: Presumed future risk

Indicated the presumed risk of this feature breaking in some future Matlab version

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MathWorks-solicited Java survey

MathWorks is soliciting user feedbacks about the use of Java components in Matlab programs.

Categories: Figure window, Hidden property, High risk of breaking in future versions, Java, Undocumented function
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Additional license data

Additional meta-data about installed toolboxes can be retrieved in Matlab.

Categories: High risk of breaking in future versions, Stock Matlab function, Undocumented feature, Undocumented function
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Parsing XML strings

Matlab’s xmlread function cannot process XML data directly, but this can easily be overcome.

Categories: Low risk of breaking in future versions, Semi-documented feature, Stock Matlab function
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Quirks with parfor vs. for

Parallelizing loops with Matlab’s parfor might generate unexpected results. Users beware!

Categories: Guest bloggers, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Memory, Stock Matlab function, Undocumented feature
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Checking status of warning messages in MEX

Undocumented Mex functions can be used to extract the state of Matlab warnings in run-time.

Categories: Guest bloggers, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented function
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Password & spinner controls in Matlab GUI

Password fields and spinner controls can easily be embedded in Matlab GUIs.

Categories: GUI, High risk of breaking in future versions, Java, Semi-documented function
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Sending email/text messages from Matlab

Sending emails and SMS (text) messages from Matlab is easy, once you know a few quirks.

Categories: GUI, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Semi-documented feature, Stock Matlab function
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Afterthoughts on implicit expansion

The new implicit expansion feature of Matlab R2016b can break user code in unexpected ways.

Categories: Low risk of breaking in future versions, Stock Matlab function, Undocumented feature
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Speeding up Matlab-JDBC SQL queries

Fetching SQL ResultSet data from JDBC into Matlab can be made significantly faster.

Categories: Java, Low risk of breaking in future versions, Toolbox, Undocumented feature
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Working with non-standard DPI displays

Matlab uses logical (scaled) pixel positions. With high-DPI displays, this might cause problems, but it is easy to retrieve the physical (unscaled) pixel values.

Categories: Desktop, Figure window, GUI, Java, Low risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented feature
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