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Remove folders from search path



rmpath(folderName) removes the specified folder from the search path.

If folderName is a set of multiple folders separated by path separators, then each of the specified folders will be removed.


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Remove /usr/local/matlab/mytools from the search path.


Input Arguments

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Name of folder to remove from the search path, specified as a character vector or string scalar. Use the full path name for folderName.

Example: 'c:\matlab\work'

Example: '/home/user/matlab'

MATLAB® resolves all path names containing '.', '..', and symbolic links to their target location before removing them from the path. For example, if you specify c:\matlab\..\work, MATLAB removes the folder c:\work from the path.

Data Types: char | string

Version History

Introduced before R2006a