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matlab.addons.enableAddon

Enable installed add-on

Syntax

matlab.addons.enableAddon(identifier)
matlab.addons.enableAddon(identifier,version)

Description

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matlab.addons.enableAddon(identifier) enables the add-on with the specified identifier. You can disable and enable most add-ons from the MATLAB® user community. Disabling and enabling MathWorks® products and support packages is not supported.

If multiple versions of an add-on are installed, you must specify a version.

example

matlab.addons.enableAddon(identifier,version) enables the installed add-on with the specified identifier and version.

Examples

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Suppose that you have an add-on called Random File Name Creator installed on your system. Get the list of installed add-ons and enable the Random File Name Creator add-on.

Get the list of installed add-ons.

addons = matlab.addons.installedAddons
 addons =

  1×4 table

             Name                   Version     Enabled                  Identifier              
    ___________________________    _________    _______    ______________________________________

    "Random File Name Creator"     "1.0"         true      "75442144-f751-4011-bm0e-32b6fb2f1433"

Check to see whether the Random File Name Creator add-on is disabled. MATLAB confirms that the add-on is disabled.

matlab.addons.isAddonEnabled('75442144-f751-4011-bm0e-32b6fb2f1433')
ans =

  logical

   0

Enable the Random File Name Creator add-on and confirm that it is enabled.

matlab.addons.enableAddon('75442144-f751-4011-bm0e-32b6fb2f1433')
matlab.addons.isAddonEnabled('75442144-f751-4011-bm0e-32b6fb2f1433')
ans =

  logical

   1

Suppose that you have versions 2.0 and 4.0 of an add-on called My Toolbox installed on your system. Version 4.0 is enabled. Switch to using version 2.0 of the add-on by enabling version 2.0.

Get the list of installed add-ons.

addons = matlab.addons.installedAddons
addons =

  2×4 table

             Name                   Version     Enabled                  Identifier              
    ___________________________    _________    _______    ______________________________________

    "My Toolbox_v4.0"              "4.0"         true      "6de8682e-9c3c-407e-bad7-aa103d738d08"
    "My Toolbox"                   "2.0"         false     "6de8682e-9c3c-407e-bad7-aa103d738d08"

Enable version 2.0 of My Toolbox by specifying the second item in the returned list of identifiers. MATLAB enables version 2.0 and disables version 4.0 of My Toolbox.

matlab.addons.enableAddon(addons.Identifier(2),'2.0')
addons = matlab.addons.installedAddons
addons =

  2×4 table

             Name                   Version     Enabled                  Identifier              
    ___________________________    _________    _______    ______________________________________

    "My Toolbox_v4.0"              "4.0"         false     "6de8682e-9c3c-407e-bad7-aa103d738d08"
    "My Toolbox"                   "2.0"         true      "6de8682e-9c3c-407e-bad7-aa103d738d08"

Input Arguments

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Unique identifier of the add-on that you want to enable, specified as a character vector or string. To determine the unique identifier of an add-on, use the matlab.addons.installedAddons function.

Version of the add-on that you want to disable, specified as a character vector or string. To determine the version of an add-on, use the matlab.addons.installedAddons function.

Introduced in R2017b