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Topic: How to run matlab in a cluster from various folders
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Steven Lord

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Re: How to run matlab in a cluster from various folders
Posted: Dec 31, 2012 12:22 AM
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"Joan " <jm3364@columbia.edu> wrote in message
> Hi, I am trying to run a matlab file "main.m" that is located in folder
> ~/home/matlab. Ideally I want to locate an .sh file in ~/home that runs
> the matlab file main.m located in ~/home/matlab. How can I do it?
> It is easy to do it when both my .sh file and matlab file are in the same
> folder. I then need to write
> matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r main
> and it works fine. However I cannot find how to run something like
> matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r matlab/main


"Enclose the statement in double quotation marks ("statement"). Use
semicolons or commas to separate multiple statements"

So "cd('/home/jm3364/matlab'); main" would work as the value for the -r
startup option.

Or create a startup.m file in the directory in which you start MATLAB and
have that script CD to the appropriate directory and call main.

Steve Lord
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