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Drag and drop onto a predetermined grid.

Asked by Tyler

Tyler (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014
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Tayler (view profile)

on 11 Apr 2014

My current project is to design a GUI that allows users to create a series piping system with pumps, valves, connectors, and other things. What I would like to do is have all the possible parts shown on the side and then have the user drag them onto a grid where they would snap into place. Is there something in MATLAB that would allow me to do this or would I have to track where the piece is and manually tell it what position to snap to?

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Answer by Jan Simon

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on 21 Mar 2014
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I do not know a method, which does this automatically. But snapping is easy, because you only have to find the nearest matching location.

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Tayler

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on 11 Apr 2014

How would one go about making the grid for the images to be dropped on?

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