Date: Jul 8, 2008 4:02 AM
Subject: Re: using matlab in batch mode
"Titus" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Ray " <RayMitchell@MeanOldTeacher.com> schrieb im
> > firstname.lastname@example.org (Walter Roberson) wrote in
> > message <email@example.com>...
> >> In article <d91c5c5c-8e72-4ea6-849e-
> > firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> >> mauro <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> >I tried this, but it opens anyway the "desktop", and
> > there is this
> >> >message:
> >> >"??? Undefined variable "testRemote" or
> > class "testRemote.m"."
> >> >I called "testRemote.m" a little matlab test program,
> > and I launched
> >> >exactly this
> >> >matlab -nosplash -r testRemote.m
> >> >from the same directory where testRemote.m is!!!
> >> You need to leave off the '.m'. Without the .m the -r
> > argument
> >> becomes the command to execute (through the normal
> >> resolution procedure, which includes looking for
> > functions).
> >> With the .m the -r argument became a request to display
> > the
> >> field named 'm' of the structure named 'testRemote'.
> >> >I also tried:
> >> >matlab -nosplash -r testRemote
> >> >but the same result!
> >> >I'm using Linux, but I don't think it is because of
> > (or at least
> >> >I hope so).
> >> You specifically said "PC" in your original message. A
> > personal computer
> >> running Linux is usually referred to a "desktop", not
> > a "PC"
> >> (which implies Windows.)
> >> The startup options for Matlab are slightly different
> > Linux;
> >> the documentation I referred you to listed them. In
> > particular on
> >> Linux if you do not want graphics to come up, you
> > use
> >> the '-nodesktop' option as well as -nosplash
> >> matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r FunctionName
> >> --
> >> "The human mind is so strangely capricious, that,
> > freed from
> >> the pressure of real misery, it becomes open and
> > sensitive to the
> >> ideal apprehension of ideal calamities." --
> > Sir Walter Scott
> > Funny how your question is so similar to mine. I
> > got it to work in the batch mode on a PC using the
> > suggestions:
> > matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r FunctionName
> > However, the function I am starting needs 6 arguments,
> > the first 3 being floating point numbers and the last 3
> > being strings. I've tried every weird permutation I can
> > think of but the values I put in just never get through:
> > matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r FunctionName arg1 arg2
> > etc.
> > What's the secret (and is it documented anywhere)?
> > R2006b.
> > Thanks,
> > Ray
> Hi Ray,
> the command after the "-r" is what you would type at the
> matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r myFunction
You're absolutely correct. I could have sworn I tried that
format, but obviously something was different because it
works now! Thanks for your help.