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2010 Retrospective 2

Posted by Michael Katz,

Wow, what a year… The Desktop has changed a lot this year. Some of the highlights include: a whole pile of Current Folder Browser enhancements (previews, zip files, files on path), variable recognition and highlighting in the Editor, the new Documentation center on our website, and the availability of MATLAB… read more >>

More Current Folder Browser Enhancements 8

Posted by Michael Katz,

I thought I’d start today’s post off with an informal poll. If you answer in the comments, I’ll pick a random commenter my first day back in the office in January to receive a thank-you gift! Feel free to also leave other comments about the Current Folder Browser (CFB)…. read more >>

Citing File Exchange Submissions 7

Posted by Helen Chen,

Many of our community members are involved in some aspect of research and publication. Often they find content on MATLAB Central’s File Exchange that they want to reference in a paper. The question is how does one actually cite files downloaded from File Exchange? It’s not like citing… read more >>

Enumeration Templates

Posted by Michael Katz,

Ever since Class Objects were first introduced in R2008a, we’ve improved or added to their functionality. In R2010b, we have official support for Enumerations. Enumerations are type-safe collections of discrete, named values. Classic textbook examples are the days of the week (Monday, Tuesday, etc) and months (January, February, etc), because… read more >>

Downloading Keyboard Shortcut Sets in R2010b

Posted by Christina Roberts,

Configurable keyboard shortcuts were introduced in R2009b. By using the Keyboard Shortcut preference panel, it is possible to modify the desktop’s default keyboard shortcuts and save them as a custom set in an XML file format (select “Save As…” in the options menu next to the active settings drop-down)…. read more >>

Throw Away Your Picasa, iPhoto, or Other Media Libraries

Posted by Michael Katz,

Image Preview in the Current Folder Browser is here! Steve, from Steve on Image Processing, recently reminded me about this new gem of a feature we haven’t covered yet. With MATLAB R2009b, the Current Folder Browser started previewing certain file types, such as MAT-files and MATLAB code files. Starting… read more >>

XML and MATLAB: Navigating a Tree 26

Posted by Michael Katz,

This week I’m posting the third part in my series on using XML. Since I’ve had a request to cover this topic, I’ve moved it up in the schedule. We’ll be back to the new MATLAB R2010b features next week…. read more >>

R2010b Comment Wrapping Improvements, Continued 4

Posted by Jared MacDonald,

In our last post, we talked about how you no longer have to select anything to tidy up your comments, and about how comment wrapping no longer splits long strings like URLs. In today’s post we’ll finish up with a few more improvements. … read more >>