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Topic: While loop stopped by a GUI button
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Titus Edelhofer

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Re: While loop stopped by a GUI button
Posted: Apr 7, 2005 8:04 AM
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add a drawnow at the end of your while loop so the program flushes events...


"Cédric L" <cedric.louyot@NOSPAMgmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> I'm trying to run a while-loop and I want to be able to stop it
> thanks to a gui button. I'd like not to use GUIDE in order to really
> understand everything I'm doing. Therefore I tried the following
> piece of code :
> First attempt:
> pause = 0;
> togglebutton1 = uicontrol('Style', 'togglebutton', 'Callback', 'pause
> = 1', ...);
> while pause == 0
> % My while-loop
> end
> When I press my toggle button I can check in the Matlab main window
> that the pause variable turns to 1 but my program does not exit the
> while loop. Why is that so ?
> Does anybody have a solution to that problem ?
> Moreover what I'd really want to do is a while-loop that I can
> start/stop/restart thanks to a toggle button. Any ideas ?

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