About Masks

Creating a mask for Stateflow® charts, state transition tables, and truth tables simplifies using and sharing blocks. The mask encapsulates the block by hiding the underlying logic and creates a user interface for the block. You can customize the block by:

  • Changing the appearance with meaningful icons and ports.

  • Creating a user interface for parameters.

  • Adding customized documentation.

You decide which parameters can be changed through the mask user interface. You can provide meaningful descriptions of these parameters.

Masking a Stateflow block is the same as masking other Simulink® blocks. For more information about masking in Simulink, see Block Masks.

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