Simulink / xPC automatically generated files

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Hi folks,
I have always been annoyed by the automatically generated files (from building a model) cluttering up my working folder.
Since my working folder tends to be the current project folder containing my scripts (.m) and simulink diagrams (.mdl), I now have to wade through additional files like *bio.m, *pt.m, *ref.m, *.xml, *.dlm ...
Is there a way to manage this file clutter better? For example in Visual Studio, you would have a separate folder (say Debug) which contain the output of the files generated by the build process, leaving the source folder nice and clean.
Any help will be greatly appreciated!

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Albert Yam
Albert Yam on 12 Jul 2012
When I'm working with models, I will usually have a LOAD.m file that modifies the addpath. Then put files in selected folders. I will almost always have a \Build folder to run the model, so that \sfprj and mex32 stuff get filed away there.
Just make sure you go to the build folder when you run the model.
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Martin
Martin on 16 Jul 2012
I considered something similar, was hoping to discover an option somewhere in Simulink that lets you choose a build folder. Great input though!

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