Category Archives: GUI

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Adding custom properties to GUI objects

It is very easy to add custom user-defined properties and methods to GUI handles and Java references in Matlab.

Categories: GUI, Handle graphics, Java, Low risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented feature
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IP address input control

A built-in JIDE control can be used in Matlab GUI for IP-address entry/display.

Categories: GUI, High risk of breaking in future versions, Java, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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Toolbar button labels

GUI toolbar button labels can easily be set and customized using underlying Java components.

Categories: Figure window, GUI, High risk of breaking in future versions, Java, Undocumented feature
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PlotEdit context-menu customization

A combination of Matlab and Java Robot commands to automate a certain animation can be used when we cannot access underlying GUI/graphics code.

Categories: Figure window, GUI, Handle graphics, Java, Low risk of breaking in future versions, Undocumented feature
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Builtin PopupPanel widget

We can use a built-in Matlab popup-panel widget control to display lightweight popups that are attached to a figure window.

Categories: Figure window, GUI, High risk of breaking in future versions, Java, Undocumented feature
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Customizing uifigures part 3

As I have repeatedly posted in recent years, Matlab is advancing towards web-based GUI. The basic underlying technology is more-or-less stable: an HTML/Javascript webpage that is created-on-the-fly and rendered in a stripped-down browser window (based on Chromium-based jxBrowser in recent […]

Categories: Figure window, GUI, High risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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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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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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uigetfile/uiputfile customizations

A file-selector dialog window that includes an integrated preview panel is shown and explained.

Categories: GUI, High risk of breaking in future versions, Java, Undocumented feature
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