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How do I run a program (.m) from simulink (.mdl) using a button?

Asked by Ayache Khadidja on 5 Dec 2012

Hi every body

I would run a program (.m) from my model simulink (.mdl) using a button.

Do you have any idea?

Thank you


Ayache Khadidja


2 Answers

Answer by Kye Taylor on 5 Dec 2012
Edited by Kye Taylor on 5 Dec 2012
Accepted answer

One approach (short version):

Add an annotation to your model, and write the command invoking your program in the annotation's properties' ClickFcn.

For more details, type

doc simulink.annotation

and look at the ClickFcn property.

(long version) Open your model, and double click anywhere on the background. This will add a annoation and a blinking cursor. Type in your annotation and hit escape to stop entering text. Right-click on the annotation and select Properties from the context menu. There is a text area (ClickFcn) to specify the commands to be executed when the annotation is clicked by a user.


Kye Taylor
Answer by Ayache Khadidja on 5 Dec 2012

Thank you so much.

It works very well :)


Ayache Khadidja

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