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Sorting in the Variable Editor 2

Posted by Michael Katz,

MATLAB R2012a saw a small update to the Variable Editor. This update allows you to sort a matrix by column. This supports a workflow where the variable editor appears like spreadsheet. You can also transpose the variable right inside the Variable Editor. Previously you would have to do this from... read more >>

The New Spreadsheet Import Tool 1

Posted by Michael Katz,

One of the most exciting new features in MATLAB R2011b is the Spreadsheet Import Tool. This tool makes it easy to import data from Microsoft Excel and comma-separated value (CSV) files. The spreadsheet import tool allows you to preview the file and then select the range and format of the... read more >>

Redesigned plot catalog in MATLAB R2011a 5

Posted by Michelle Hirsch,

It’s Scott again, jumping back in with Mike to talk about some of the new features introduced in R2011a.  This week I’d like to talk a little bit about the redesign of the plot catalog. As the number of available plot types in MATLAB grew over the years, we found that... read more >>

Introducing MATLAB R2011a 17

Posted by Michael Katz,

Last Friday we released MATLAB 7.12 (R2011a), the latest and greatest in MATLAB. There are a lot of new and improved features in this release. At the same time we also released MATLAB Mobile 1.3, and there are a few new and improved things in the community to talk about... read more >>

Back To Basics: Figure Toolbar 9

Posted by Michael Katz,

This week I’d like to visit an ubiquitous and yet overlooked topic: the toolbar in the figure window. If you consider yourself an advanced user, feel free to stick around; maybe you’ll see something new. The figure toolbar came up as the topic of a recent conversation with a colleague.... read more >>

Reproducing figures 4

Posted by Michael Katz,

I’m taking a break this week from MATLAB R2010a features to show you a feature that’s been a part of MATLAB for years: generating MATLAB code from a figure. Last week I had the opportunity to visit some of our customers and observe what they do with MATLAB. I was... 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 >>

How to be Top Mathematician 4

Posted by Michael Katz,

I consider myself to be a pretty good cook, but I am no Top Chef. On Top Chef the contestants have to cook their ingredients perfectly, which requires single-degree control of the temperature on their stoves and cook times exact down to seconds. For me,... read more >>

Overlaying Information on a Plot 3

Posted by admin,

On a previous posting entitled Focused on Zooming, Bao posed a great question that I thought would be useful to answer in a separate post. The question concerned the ability to overlay data on a plot. At its simplest, an overlay can be implemented in terms of... read more >>

It’s all about the data… 10

Posted by Jennifer French,

You have data, right? You want to analyze and manipulate the data using MATLAB, right? The question is, how do you import this data into MATLAB? It turns out there are many answers to these questions and which import mechanism you use will depend on what you are trying to do.... read more >>

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