MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive programming environment developed by MathWorks. It is the foundation for a number of other tools, including Simulink and various toolboxes that extend the core capabilities.

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Can I install Matlab on my external HDD drive?

I am running Win 7 on my laptop. My hard drive is very small 128 G, and I haven't storage enough to install Matlab on local partition. Can I install Matlab on my external hard and use it without any ...
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Forwarding high quality graphics from matlab via ssh

I am connecting to a local server that runs MATLAB (version 2015a) via ssh with the X forwarding option (ssh -X). However when I start MATLAB I get this warning: libGL error: failed to open drm ...
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Unable to run Matlab on Ubuntu after fresh installation

specs: OS - Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) and Matlab - ver. R2013a (64-bit) I have successfully installed and activated Matlab. After trying to run it via terminal, it is showing error on the terminal. ...
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MAC equivalent - user name & appdata

I have a couple of questions: On PC I can get the username from the environment variable USERNAME and on LINUX it is USER - what the MAC equivalent? The users local area on windows can be found via ...
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renaming all files with similar structure to same name

I have a lot of files in subsubfolders. They all look like in.*.radiate, where * is just a number. Is there a way to rename all of them with a single command to just in.radiate? Either in linux or ...
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How to show Matlab local documentation in system browser when pressing F1?

I'm using Windows7 and Matlab R2013a on my PC. I find it impossible to copy/paste in Matlab's window help or help browser: so I click Get Page Address and copy the command: web([docroot ...
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Matlab test existence of file(fail)

I try to execute this 2 commands but the result is very weird K>> delete lista_arqs.txt Warning: File 'lista_arqs.txt' not found. K>> exist('lista_arqs.txt','file') ans = 2 I mean..... I ...
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Summing a row excluding its minimum value

I need some help please. Let's say I have a matrix: 4 5 6 6 a= 2 7 9 1 9 0 4 5 I want to find the sum of row 2, without including the minimum value of row 2 (that's 1), I have tried this: ...
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Spreadsheets for Matlab

I was wondering if there was a way to directly write a spreadsheets in Matlab, or if someone had published a Matlab add-on that specifically introduced spreadsheets?
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How to make regular backups with TeamViewer?

I have to use a remote computer for a computational project in MATLAB. Therefore I connect to it via TeamViewer, and run my codes in that machine. But I also want to write the code on my computer, and ...
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record audio with builtin and external mic simultaneously

I want to record two channels of audio into Matlab on OSX, using the internal microphone and an external usb microphone at the same time. Is this possible without any additional hardware?
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Matlab extract numbers from cell with mixed contents

I have a cell array with different datatypes, from an excel sheet that I need to read in, but which is beyond my control. [~, ~, raw] = xlsread(xlsFile) raw is now a r-by-c cell vector, for ...
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Running MATLAB installed on a cluster from mac

I recently switched to mac from ubuntu, and I was wondering if there is any way in which I can use the MATLAB installed in a Linux cluster in my mac. I can run it without user interface, by using ssh ...
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Unknown Java error: Warning: Unable to load Java Runtime Environment

I am getting the following error dialogue when I want to run a program. The program has previously worked and it is giving this error all of a sudden: Warning: Unable to load Java Runtime ...
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Remote access to matlab from windows computer to mac

first of all I must say: please be patient with me(!) I work with matlab in my university. Lately I have being working with very heavy codes and my computer is not powerful enough. A professor, and ...
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How can I close a program with dos when the computation is finished?

I have a a problem with running a program in matlab by either the use of a batch file or just the dos() function. I can now open a program en run it with the input by using: start program.exe ...
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Matlab figure graph color

I have installed Matlab 2013a in my system. When plotting a graph by "ezplot" command, the color of the graphs in the figure is by default set as green. I want to change the color in Deep blue. How is ...
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MATLAB crashes unexpectedly on Windows 7

I'm having difficulties in running a set of experiments due to frequent and unpredictable crashes of MATLAB. I am working on Windows & and I suspected that it was related to plotting graphs. Now, ...
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Matlab is continuously asking me to activate when I am trying to launch

Matlab is continuously asking me to activate when I am trying to launch cd /usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin User@User-Inspiron-N5010:/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin$ sudo ./matlab What is the solution ...
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xterm: Running a long simulation in MATLAB on a remote machine

I would like to run a long simulation (24 hours) in MATLAB installed on a remote linux machine, using xterm. I have no problems connecting to the remote machine from my Macbook, and launching MATLAB ...
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MATLab crashes on launch OS X Yosemite

I've just installed the OS X Yosemite beta and can't open MATLab 2014a. It displays this error dialog: Does anyone have any ideas as to how this could be resolved?
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How to run .bat file on both windows and mac

I am using a .bat file in a Matlab program and was wondering if there was anyway to make this work on both Windows and Mac computers (right now it only works on Windows), so that I can run my Matlab ...
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How can I search in the Matlab command window for things named with an underscore?

Matlab 2013a can't seem to search in the command window. Example: I called two functions NLSCN and NLSCN_FAST. But when searching inside the command window, I was able to find the first, and not the ...
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Having problems with installation of microsoft sdk on win 7 home premium

I wanted to install libsvm in MATLAB r2012 on my laptop ( win 7 home premium system ) . Now on the site , libsvm asks to run mex -setup , when I run this command in matlab , it fails and asks to ...
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Is my FPS limited by CPU or graphics card? Rotating 3D surfaces in Matlab

I have a modern laptop. When I use Matlab to visualize a 3D surface with a large number of vertices, I can only get a frame rate around 5 FPS when rotating it. With transparent surfaces, only 1 FPS. ...
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Open current file in external editor

For all it's shortcomings, I usually prefer to work inside the Matlab IDE, rather than in an external editor (due to ease of debugging, running and so on). However sometimes I want to open the ...
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How to run program on Unix server and then close SSH? [duplicate]

I need to run a long operation in MATLAB on a remote Unix server. But I know I won't be able to stay logged in via SSH the whole time. I am root/admin if that helps. How can I do this without losing ...
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Linux MATLAB not able to access Windows files through smb drive

I am running Linux kernel 2.6.18-371. I have read http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/SMB-HOWTO-8.html and am able to access my windows files from command line using /usr/bin/smbclient -L ...
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To plot Matlab data in SageMath?

I have matlab matrix 100x100, which I want to draw in Sage Notebook. I run plot(open(DATA+'matlab.mat')) I get verbose 0 (2387: plot.py, generate_plot_points) WARNING: When plotting, failed to ...
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MATLAB is not working because of Java

I use Windows 7 x64. I have installed MATLAB 2010a to my computer. After running only the splash screen shows up for a while then program quits. I have found an error log and the first lines of the ...
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How to change font of matlab console in windows

I like to run matlab in console mode without JVM. So basically I run this command: matlab /nojvm It looks like this: What I want to do is change this font. And maybe the colors. What would be ...
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Does Matlab have Sigmaplot by default?

This manual suggests that it has. However, when I look it in Matlab R2013b, I see only functions sigma, sigmaoptions and sigmaub. Does Matlab have the function by default?
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Solution for HPC with Matlab and Linux

I have the following problem. I want to install Matlab as root on a remote computer with graphical user interface installed. I've a campus license that can be installed on 4 different computers (or ...
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How do I write a bash script that makes a phone call on my cell once a matlab process finishes?

If not a call, is sending a text message possible? I have tried setting up an email notification and that worked, but I would prefer if I got a call or a message.
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Matlab launching from terminal but not Openbox

I have installed Matlab and can run it fine by using the command matlab from the terminal but when I try to open it using the Openbox menu GUI the Matlab starting screen appears as normal but then the ...
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MATLAB cannot find its own libraries

I am having a problem with a new installation of MATLAB (2012b) that is cannot find the base enumberation type Simulink.IntEnumType. The specific error text is: specified superclass ...
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How can I use an SVM in Matlab without an external library?

I am a teaching assistant for a machine learning class and we are in the process of making an assignment to study SVMs. The problem is that our lab installations of Matlab do not have the statistics ...
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Why doesn't 7-zip appear in the contextual menu in Windows Explorer for MATLAB's .mat files after installing MS Office?

I use MATLAB and after installing MS Office 7-zip doesn't appear any more in the contextual menu when trying to zip some .mat files: http://youtu.be/uJvSC4oCes8. How can I solve it?
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Matlab launcher not found windows 8

I recently installed matlab in windows 8, in a different drive, other than the program files. After installation, its strange but am not able to find any launcher icon. Be it for uninstallation, or ...
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How to deal with scientific numbers in excel or matlab?

I have imported a text file to excel. The file has numeric and text columns. In the numeric column there are some scientific numbers which are only in text format. When I import the excel file to ...
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Matlab 2013a cannot find library powerlib

I have installed matlab 2013a in my computer. Everything works fine. But when I typed in powerlib in prompt it says cannot find library. Can anyone say how to install this library manually?
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Allocating more CPU usage to MATLAB

I was wondering if there was a way to allocate more CPU usage to MATLAB. Currently, it says that 85% of my CPU is is idle. Is there some way to increase the threads MATLAB uses, or something along ...
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Does Matlab use the GPU for plotting?

I have a new laptop with a high end (GeForce GTX 770M) discrete GPU, but when I plot large amounts of data (50k+ points), it still seems quite slow and sluggish. Is Matlab using the GPU to render the ...
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Recursively add folders to export command on bashrc

I want to add recursively add folders to an exported variable. Suppose I have the MATLABPATH variable declared below: export MATLABPATH=PATH1:PATH2:…PATHN:$MATLABPATH And I want to add all folders ...
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X11 application (Matlab) won't respond to any keys/mouse, grey window on minimize (Snow Leopard)

Suddenly my Matlab (2012b) won't run. It starts fine but does not respond to any keys if I minimize it it comes back as just a grey window. I tried reinstalling Matlab, then xQuartz (I actually ...
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Tab key working strangely in Matlab editor?

My Tab key has suddenly started acting strange in Matlab (R2011b) editor. It's working backwards! Pressing it doesn't add tab spaces and whenever I press it after a couple of spaces, the cursor ...
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How to locate Matlab installation?

I need to locate my MATLAB installation. I find out that I need to type matlabroot at the MATLAB command prompt. As I understand MATLAB command prompt means open cmd at the root where matlab is ...
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last object returned in chrome dev tools / python / irb /

In matlab one could type in the following and get the following reply: matlab> 1+1 ans = 2 One could then all the last returned object by simply typing: matlab> ans ans = 2 That is, ...
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How to access MATLAB license server vis ssh?

I have MATLAB installed on my laptop which should connect to a certain host that stores license information. I used to be able to use MATLAB anywhere that I had an internet connection. Recently, I ...
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MATLAB not loading- java NoClassDefFoundError

The installation itself was giving an error: java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: java.lang.RuntimeException: data starting at 0 is in unknown format but when I deselected Aeromodeling toolbox ...