Category Archives: UI controls

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Adding dynamic properties to graphic handles

It is easy and very useful to attach dynamic properties to Matlab graphics objects in run-time.

Categories: GUI, Handle graphics, High risk of breaking in future versions, Stock Matlab function, UI controls, Undocumented feature, Undocumented function
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Customizing Matlab uipanels

Matlab uipanel controls can be customized using Java in ways that are impossible with plain Matlab.

Categories: GUI, Hidden property, Icons, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, Stock Matlab function, UI controls
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Unorthodox checkbox usage

There are various ways to display interactive split-panes in Matlab GUI. Uiextras flex-panels override a checkbox control’s CData to display a divider.

Categories: GUI, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls
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Customizing combobox popups

Matlab combobox (dropdown) popups can be customized in a variety of ways.

Categories: GUI, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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Customizing listbox/combobox items

Matlab listboxes can be customized using custom Java cell-renderers.

Categories: GUI, Icons, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls
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CheckboxList

Matlab listboxes can be enhanced with checkboxes next to each item.

Categories: GUI, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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Undocumented button highlighting

Matlab button uicontrols can easily be highlighted by simply setting their Value property.

Categories: GUI, Low risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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Listbox layout customization

Matlab’s listbox layout can be modified to display multiple item columns and different inter-cell margins.

Categories: GUI, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls
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Editable combo-box

Matlab’s popup menu (combo-box) control is quite limited in its abilities. This article explains how we can work around these limitations.

Categories: GUI, Java, Low risk of breaking in future versions, Semi-documented function, UI controls
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Editbox data input validation

Undocumented features of Matlab editbox uicontrols enable immediate user-input data validation

Categories: GUI, Handle graphics, Java, Medium risk of breaking in future versions, UI controls, Undocumented feature
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