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Topic: changing the default startup folder for MATLAB on Mac
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robert bristow-johnson

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changing the default startup folder for MATLAB on Mac
Posted: Jul 3, 2013 1:40 PM
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so the outa-box default is /Users/a_specific_user/Documents/MATLAB

i remember when installing it asked me about this and i said okay about the default believing that i could easily change it later.

this page is no help whatsoever:

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/matlab_env/changing-the-startup-folder.html

nor is this page:

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/matlab_env/startup-options.html

nor is this page:

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/matlab_env/matlab-startup-folder.html

nor is this page helpful:

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/userpath.html



why cannot MATLAB just have this as part of the Preferences function?

version: R2013a (8.1.0.604)

r b-j



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