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disp

Summary information for device objects, channels, or lines

Syntax

disp(obj)
disp(obj.Channel(index))
disp(obj.Line(index))

    Note:   You cannot use the legacy interface on 64–bit MATLAB®. See Session-Based Interface to acquire and generate data.

Arguments

obj

A device object.

obj.Channel(index)

One or more channels contained by obj.

obj.Line(index)

One or more lines contained by obj.

Description

disp(obj) displays summary information for the specified device object obj, and any channels or lines contained by obj. Typing obj at the Command Window produces the same summary information.

disp(obj.Channel(index)) displays summary information for the specified channels contained by obj. Typing obj.Channel(index) at the Command Window produces the same summary information.

disp(obj.Line(index)) displays summary information for the specified lines contained by obj. Typing obj.Line(index) at the Command Window produces the same summary information.

Examples

All the commands shown below produce summary information for the device object AI or the channels contained by AI.

AI = analoginput('winsound')
chans = addchannel(AI,1:2)
AI.SampleRate = 44100
AI.Channel(1).ChannelName = 'CH1'
chans

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Tips

You can invoke disp by typing the device object at the MATLAB Command Window or by excluding the semicolon when

  • Creating a device object

  • Adding channel or lines

  • Configuring property values using the dot notation

As shown below, you can also display summary information via the Workspace browser by right-clicking a device object, a channel object, or a line object and selecting Explore > Display Summary from the context menu.

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