Displaying Files using a Listbox in a GUIDE GUI.

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I have written a GUI that pulls data from a file and makes plots. Currently, I have coded a pushbutton to retrieve the files, but I want to put a listbox in the GUI that acts as a directory.
I figure this is a common operation, but I haven't been able to find much to get me started.

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Evan
Evan on 12 Aug 2013
Where exactly are you running into trouble? Posting your relevant code so far might help. As for displaying the files in the listbox, to do that you just need to set the box's 'String' property.
d = dir; %get files
set(handles.my_listbox,'String',{d.name}) %set string
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DJ Sabio
DJ Sabio on 7 Mar 2016
not working
[data,text] = xlsread('DB.xls','Users','B3:B100') % Read EXCEL file highlighted in listbox a = 'C:\Users\user\Documents\LogIn\DB.xls'; b = get(handles.lbox, 'string'); v = get(handles.lbox, 'value '); %get current selection value b = b{v}; %choose corresponding cell DB.xls = strcat(a,b); %Read columns from Sheet1 of selected file into MATLAB
Error in editemployee (line 42) gui_mainfcn(gui_State, varargin{:});

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