Just to update this topic: I have exactly the same issue (2012a).
Restart Matlab solves this problem. Who knows what the problem is/was.
"Hakan Korkut" <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.orgYaTP>... > Heinrich Acker wrote: > > > > > > Hakan Korkut wrote: > >> > >> > >> Can you tell me if you also get this message for this simple > code > >> in > >> your version? > > > > Hakan, > > > > I can't run your code as I don't have 'today' and 'isbusday'. But > > perhaps something else is interesting for you. I have observed that > > the status line is not always updated properly when Matlab is > > running. Sometimes the line is empty when Matlab is actually busy. > > You can force updating the line by pressing return in the command > > window. Is it possible that you have an old message there when > > executing large portions of highlighted code? > > > > Heinrich > > Hi Heinrich, > > I think you are right - this status line does not always update > properly and that is what is confusing me (and making me resort to > hard returns in the Command Window). It's possible that maybe it's > actually running my code despite what it displays without needing > these returns (I will try to see if that's the case). > > As for the old messages, I don't believe so but I will also check > these. > > Thanks so much for your help. > > -Hakan