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2009 Blog Retrospective 3

Posted by Michael Katz,

Now that 2009 is almost at a close, I thought I’d share my retrospective. Based on the number of comments and hits to our web pages, the most popular topics this year were platform issues and news, Emacs, and GUIs. It’s no surprise that the best received and viewed posts… read more >>

Using Run Configurations for Debugging 2

Posted by Michael Katz,

Astute readers may notice that this blog has once again changed name. Ken has moved out to California to work for Apple and we wish him the best of luck there. In his honor, I'm going to highlight another clever way of using Run Configurations. Earlier this year Ken posted... read more >>

The Preferences Directory 3

Posted by Michael Katz,

There are lots of ways a computer program can store user settings. In MATLAB we use a series of different files in a special per-release directory that is in a standard platform-specific place on your disk. In Windows it's usually under the Profiles\user\Application Data directory and on linux under /home/user/.... read more >>

Organizing your files for fast coding 13

Posted by Michael Katz,

Pascal Getreuer over at the widget-heavy Advanced MATLAB blog recently wrote several posts about making your code run faster, the first of which described file organization. Pascal’s suggestions will help your code run faster, but there are number of features built into the MATLAB Desktop to help you write your… read more >>

The Current Folder Browser’s new dimension 11

Posted by admin,

In R2009b, the Current Folder Browser gained the ability to show hierarchical information rather than just a flat list of items. We actually did more than just add a hierarchical view though, and merged the best features of a flat view with the best features of a hierarchical view. … read more >>

Publish to PDF 20

Posted by Michael Katz,

Sometimes one of my colleagues comes up with a big idea that’s so brilliant, it can be succinctly summarized in a small phrase that downplays its impact. Publish to PDF pretty much says it all. In MATLAB R2009b you can now publish your MATLAB code directly to a PDF-file. … read more >>

The redesigned Plot Selector in R2009b 3

Posted by admin,

The Plot Selector has been redesigned in R2009b! The user interface takes cues from the Function Browser with a search field at the top of the tool and the ability to “tear off” the window to keep it visible. We’ve tried very hard to reuse the same concepts in the… read more >>

Help browser search updates 1

Posted by admin,

Everywhere you look, searching is becoming the standard way of accessing information, and our documentation is no exception. In MATLAB R2009b we’ve updated the Help browser’s search functionality to help you find what you’re looking for more quickly. In this post I’ll give you a quick tour of… read more >>

Is 7 your lucky number? 22

Posted by admin,

I’d like to welcome guest blogger Ken Atwell from the MATLAB Product Management team this week to talk about our support of Windows 7.