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26 May 2011 (Updated )

In Simulink, automatically names signals and blocks in certain use cases.

InitOutNames()
function InitOutNames()
% InitOutNames
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% Sets External Output Port names to signal names.
%
% NOTE: This gets a bit more complicated if you have a naming convention that
% appends something like _BUS or _MUX to appropriate signals and you want to try
% to automate that appendage.

% outs=find_system(bdroot,'SearchDepth',1,'BlockType','Outport');
outs=find_system(bdroot,'LookUnderMasks','none','BlockType','Outport');

for i=1:length(outs)
    try
%     busobj = get_param(outs{i},'UseBusObject');
%     if strcmpi(busobj,'OFF') == 1
        signame = get_param(outs{i},'InputSignalNames');
%         if strcmp(signame{1}(end-2:end),'BUS')
%             name = signame{1};
%         else
            if strcmp(signame{1}(1),'<') == 1
                name = signame{1}(2:length(signame{1})-1);
            else
                name = signame{1};
            end
%             name = [name '_OUT']; % Comment out this line if you don't want to append _OUT
%         end
%     else
%         name = get_param(outs{i},'BusObject');
%     end
    set_param(outs{i},'Name',name);
    catch
        disp(['        Outport Block ' outs{i} ' not connected or unnamed incoming signal...']);
    end
end

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