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# Sean de Wolski

### MathWorks

Active since 2004

I like to be outside. But if I'm inside, I like to be using MATLAB.

I'm a Senior Application Engineer at MathWorks and civil/structural engineer by education.

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Why will categorical not convert this cell string?
The left-hand side was a cell. So it successfully converted the right-hand side to categorical but then could not stick the cat...

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Smart indent new bheaviour (removing whitespaces) is messing with Git
This isn't a direct answer to your question but a couple ideas: 1) In my opinion, the new behavior is smarter. There shouldn't...

5 months ago | 0

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Learning programming through game building
Jiro's Pick this week is AstroVolley Courseware by Paul Huxel.Back in my undergraduate studies (many, many years ago), I...

6 months ago

Can Matlab append figures to an existing PDF file?
In newer releases you can do this with exportgraphics. See the section on appending.

7 months ago | 0

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Get your subplots the way you want it with subplotHelper
Jiro's Pick this week is subplotHelper by my Frederick Zittrell.Did you know that subplot can be used to create...

7 months ago

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Dave’s MATLAB Shooter
Will's pick this week is Dave's MATLAB Shooter(data) by David Buckingham. This submission is way back in 2010, but it has...

8 months ago

Creating Geometry for PDE model
What about the doc example isn't sufficient for you? It literally creates a rectangle. geometryFromEdges

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Capitalize 1st word of an character array
s = "99this" firstletter = letterBoundary("start")+lettersPattern(1) replace(s, firstletter, upper(extract(s, firstletter)))

8 months ago | 0

Can you rotate a shape based on quiver direction?
Look at hgtransform

8 months ago | 0

Find and Replace (MATLAB)
strip(extractAfter('Adak Island, AK',",")) And see the other fun methods of string to figure out how to manipulate the part you...

8 months ago | 1

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Is there a built-in function to validate a class property that should be a cell array?
I think you'll have to write your own. Must be underlying type is for distributed, gpuArrays and others that masquerade as the ...

8 months ago | 0

How to vectorize the following operations?
This ought to do it for you in one shot. pagemtimes d = 4; n = 5; A = rand(d,d,n); x = rand(d,n); y = rand(d,n); % for-...

8 months ago | 0

How can I avoid errors related to a datatip when deleting a figure?
Not sure why you're parenting to [], that doesn't make sense. Just delete the figure with your MWE works fine. (Still probably...

9 months ago | 0

Create tables based on partial match in variable names in other table
Convert your cellstrs to strings string(t.Properties.VariableNames) Then you can use any of the easy string matching functions...

9 months ago | 0

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9 months ago | 0

How do I pass by reference, a structure to a function (an .m file) in an argument list?
Author a simple handle class that has the structure as a property classdef referenceStruct < handle properties S s...

9 months ago | 0

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Take your Live Script to WordPress
Jiro's Pick this week is Publishing tool for MATLAB® live script to WordPress by my colleague Cheng Chen.I do two different...

10 months ago

How do I pass an object into a timer callback function?
Pass cam in with an anonymous function when you create the timer cam = camera t = timer(TimerFcn=@(~,~)checkFinished(cam)) ...

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Show viscircles results in App Designer
Specify the app UIAxes as the first input a = uiaxes; % replace with you app.UIAxes imshow('coins.png',Parent=a) [centers,rad...

10 months ago | 1

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Extracting xyzpoints from Point Cloud
The location is the xyz points and it's 2d, not 3d like how you're indexing it. points3d = ptCloud.Location.'; Would give you...

10 months ago | 1

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Creating tables on MS Word
This is exactly what the MATLAB Report Generator does really well. Look at the sections on tables and images, here: https://ww...

10 months ago | 0

How to publish as pdf from command tab
Open the function and go to the publish tab in the toolstrip. From there, click the dropdown under the publish icon for settings...

10 months ago | 1

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Detecting Ellipses in Images
Brett's Pick this week is Ellipse Detection Using 1D Hough Transform, by Martin Simonovsky.ContentsIntroductionThe SourceThe...

10 months ago

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Jiro's Pick this week is BoxPlotPro by Carlos Borau.I'm a big fan of apps, since using apps simplifies tasks for common use...

11 months ago

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ranker(data)
Will's pick this week is ranker(data) by R P. They say it's the little things in life. I find this simple little function...

11 months ago

Is it a good idea to overload subsref to mimic MATLAB's griddedInterpolant behavior?
Personally, i.e. not speaking for my corporate overlords, I don't like this design pattern. I prefer a well-named "evaluate" me...

11 months ago | 1

How to fix auto-reflow issues?
In 21b you can remove autoreflow from the Canvas Tab>Convert. They named the feature to remove it after me because I was in the...

11 months ago | 0

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The spirit of winter olympics continues
Jiro's Pick this week is BingDunDun by idMatlab.It's been almost 10 days since the close of the Beijing Olympic Winter...

12 months ago