Automatically Run Script at End of Toolbox Installation
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Paul Wintz on 2 Oct 2021
Commented: Jan on 6 Oct 2021
I'm writing a toolbox and packaging it as described in Create and Share Toolboxes. At the end of the installation process, I want to automatically run a script. Is this possible? We are trying to support MATLAB R2016a onward.
Jan on 3 Oct 2021
I include a function, which runs once the first time the toolbox is called instead. This is "after the installation", but not directly after the installation, but before the first run. I use ispref and setpref to set a flag, which is persistent between Matlab sessions. But it matters as which user you run the toolbox.
Jan on 6 Oct 2021
If there are no "main functions", e.g. a GUI, this is not trivial. Adding a:
runOnce = true;
takes about 0.5 seconds for 1e6 calls. But is this installation really required in all subfunctions?
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