Code browsing on MATLAB

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Sébastien Ruiz
Sébastien Ruiz on 4 Jul 2022
Commented: Walter Roberson on 5 Jul 2022
How can I browse MATLAB code, like many IDEs exist to do so for other languages?
Especially to find among the files of a project the occurences of a fonction, of a variable, the declaration, etc. More than a simple find among the files.

Answers (3)

Siraj on 4 Jul 2022
Edited: Siraj on 4 Jul 2022
It is my undrestanding that you want to find code for a function, as they appear in your script, there is a very easy way in matlab to do this.
  1. Simply right click on the function name and you will see the following menu.
  2. You can click on Open "function name" and can easily see its path and its source code.
  3. For variables you can simply left click on its name and then all the occurences of that variable will get highlighted making it easy to navigate.
Hope it helps.

Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 4 Jul 2022
Type control-shift-F to bring up a search utility that will let you search multiple files and folders for a pattern.

Sébastien Ruiz
Sébastien Ruiz on 5 Jul 2022
Thank you for the answers but It didn't bring help on my need.
With right click on a function I have:
With left click on a variable there is nothing appearing.
control-shift-F corresponds to find in files but it is only a research on the pattern (worse, I didn't find the possibility to search on the whole word only).
In the meantime I can have a few help with a tool dedicated for C code but does not handle MATLAB code properly.


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