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Topic: Make Change to Toolbox Code
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Greg Heath

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Registered: 12/13/04
Re: Make Change to Toolbox Code
Posted: Sep 24, 2012 5:15 AM
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On Sep 21, 5:52 pm, "Steven_Lord" <> wrote:
> "Hessam " <> wrote in message
> news:k3ikoc$m95$

> > Anyone know how the codes in a certain MATLAB toolbox, dimensionality
> > reduction toolbox, can be changed??

> It depends.
> If the function you want to change is implemented as a MATLAB function,
> script, or class file or a P-coded file for which the source is provided,
> use MATLAB Editor to edit the MATLAB language file (and regenerate the
> P-coded file if appropriate.)
> If it is implemented as a MEX-file for which source is provided, use your
> favorite C/C++/Fortran/etc. development environment and compiler.
> If it is implemented as a P-coded file or a MEX-file for which source is NOT
> provided, talk to the person from whom you obtained the binary file and ask
> them for the source, which reduces this to a previously solved problem :)
> If it is implemented as a function built into MATLAB, go here:
> But be careful if the toolbox is located in the toolbox directory under
> MATLABROOT. You may need to update the cache:
> You should also be very careful if you're making significant changes (like
> API changes -- numbers of inputs and outputs, for example) and test your
> changed code thoroughly to ensure it's compatible with the other pieces of
> that toolbox and other toolboxes that depend on it.
> --
> Steve Lord
> To contact Technical Support use the Contact Us link on

I suggest using a different name for the new code.


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