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Defining Private and Public Fields within a Struct

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I see that in cpp you can define a struct to have private and public members. However, I do not see that option within Matlab. I know that there is option to use classes, however I would like to understand better if structs can have this as well.
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 16 Jun 2023
I see that in cpp you can define a struct to have private and public members.
C++ standard section reference, please.
I believe you are mistaken. I think you are talking about C++ classes, not C++ struct .
Courtney
Courtney on 16 Jun 2023
Edited: Courtney on 16 Jun 2023
Hi @Walter Roberson there are many articles online that show examples of C++ structs being able to define private members, as public members are default. Thank you for your swift feedback! It sounds like from other comments as well that this is not possible in Matlab.

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Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 16 Jun 2023
No, all fields in a struct are publicly accessible.

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lazymatlab
lazymatlab on 16 Jun 2023
Edited: lazymatlab on 16 Jun 2023
As far as I know, matlab struct does not support access modifiers. Maybe you need to write a class which starts like this:
classdef myClass < handle
properties (Access = public)
public1
public2
end
properties (Access = private)
private1
private2
end
For more information: Property Attributes

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