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How a Simulink Function Behaves When Called from Multiple Sites

If you call a Simulink® function from multiple sites in a chart, all call sites share the state of the function variables. For example, suppose you have a chart with two calls to the same Simulink function at each time step.

The function f contains a block diagram that increments a counter by 1 each time the function executes.

At each time step, the function f is called twice, which causes the counter to increment by 2. Because all call sites share the value of this counter, the data y and y1 increment by 2 at each time step.

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This behavior also applies to external function-call subsystems in a Simulink model. For more information, see Using Function-Call Subsystems (Simulink).

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