Category Archives: Medium risk of breaking in future versions

May possibly break in future Matlab versions. Usually indicates a feature in non-widespread use throughout the Matlab code corpus. Future Matlab versions may decide to recode these usages using other methods. If the feature does break in a future Matlab version, then a warning message may appear before the feature completely breaks in some yet-more-future version, but this is not assured.

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User-defined tab completions – take 2

Matlab has changed the mechanism that enables user-defined tab-completion of function inputs.

Categories: Desktop, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented feature
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GUI formatting using HTML

HTML formatting an be used to align and background-color text within Matlab uicontrols such as buttons, listboxes, uitables etc.

Categories: Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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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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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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Icon images & text in Matlab uicontrols

HTML can be used to add image icons to Matlab listbox and popup (drop-down) controls.

Categories: GUI, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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Customizing uifigures part 1

Matlab’s new web-based uifigures can be customized in a variety of undocumented ways.

Categories: Figure window, Handle graphics, Hidden property, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented feature
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Listbox selection hacks

Matlab listbox selection can be customized in a variety of undocumented ways.

Categories: GUI, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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A few parfor tips

The parfor (parallel for) loops can be made faster using a few simple tips.

Categories: Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Public presentation, Undocumented function
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Setting class property types – take 2

R2016a saw the addition of class property types. However, a better alternative has existed for many years.

Categories: Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented feature
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