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Debug and Develop Classes

Edit and debug class definitions, automatic class updates

MATLAB® reloads class definitions in response to most revisions. You do not need to call clear classes after making revisions. If MATLAB is unable to update existing objects to support the revised class definition, clear only those objects.


editEdit or create file


Class Diagram ViewerCreate diagrams to investigate class details and hierarchies


matlab.diagram.ClassViewerCreate class diagrams in Class Diagram Viewer tool


Use of Editor and Debugger with Classes

Accessing class files from the editor and debugger provides an effective environment for class development.

Automatic Updates for Modified Classes

MATLAB updates instances of a class when you change the class definition. In some cases, you must clear the class before the changes can be applied.

MATLAB Code Analyzer Warnings

The MATLAB Code Analyzer provides guidance while you write code.