ImageAnalyst <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > I agree with Bruno. The very first time may take around 30 seconds > because it has to unpack a bunch of stuff to that weird hidden > folder. But once you've done that once, subsequent times just take a > few seconds. You can put fprintf(1, 'Now doing this.....'); in your > startup code if you want to show the various things your code is doing > in the black console window while it's initializing and before your > main GUI is shown, or even after. For example in myGUI_OpenFcn() you > might have > > fprintf(1, 'Now opening mat file (%s) to initialize variables...\n', > fullMatFileName); > > So put a bunch of stuff in there to keep the user entertained while it > launches.
This only seems to work when i compile a Console Application as oppose to a Standalone Windows Application.
After the GUI is finally launched the console window remains visible when it would be preferable for it to be hidden. Moreover, when the console window is closed, the GUI also exits.