Dig folder, blob storage, cache

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Joseph van 't Hoff
Joseph van 't Hoff on 7 Dec 2020
Commented: Tong Zhao on 29 Apr 2022
I run Matlab 2020b and it has started creating temporary folders in my working directory. This is very frustrating because I have to delete these by hand and it prevents Dropbox from syncing some folders. I have checked 'tempdir' and it points to the right folder in C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\
Does anyone know how to make Matlab use the correct location for the temporary folders?
Joseph van 't Hoff
Joseph van 't Hoff on 8 Dec 2020
I have been trying today to reproduce this, but typically it did not happen all day.
Before, the folders appeared in my Current Folder. From memory, a "dig" folder was created when Matlab was launched and then a folder with name similar to
appeared every time I ran a Simulink model.
The only thing that has changed between yesterday and today is that I cleared my C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\ but it was only 100MB so that shouldn't have been the problem
If it happens again I will make a note of when exactly they appear

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Answers (1)

Christoph Steinlechner
Christoph Steinlechner on 27 May 2021
According to matlab support, this should be fixed in 2021a, and also in 2020b with update 6 (end of july). Apparently, there is no work arround so far.
Tong Zhao
Tong Zhao on 29 Apr 2022
I experience the same with R2020a update 1.

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