Non-standard shortcut controls and customizations can easily be added to the Matlab desktop.
Matlab Desktop shortcuts can be programmatically accessed and customized.
Matlab has a bug with handling multi-element class-access constructs. This post explains the problem and solution.
Contour labels, lines and fill patches can easily be customized in Matlab HG2.
The figure's CurrentModifier property provides a simple and consistent way to retrieve keypress modifiers: alt-, control- and shift-clicks.
Matlab zoom, pan and rotate3d modes hijack the user's figure callbacks, but this can be overridden.
Hyperlink labels can easily be added to Matlab GUIs.
Several built-in components enable programmatic font selection in Matlab GUI - this article explains how.
It is easy and very useful to attach dynamic properties to Matlab graphics objects in run-time.
Using anonymous functions in Matlab callbacks can be very painful for performance. Today's article explains how this can be avoided.