(Not recommended) Add startup file to project

simulinkproject is not recommended. Use currentProject or openProject instead. For more information, see Compatibility Considerations.



addStartupFile(proj, file) adds a startup file to the project proj. Startup files automatically run (.m and .p files), load (.mat files), or open (Simulink® models) when you open the project.


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Open the airframe project and create a project object.

proj = simulinkproject;

Create a new file.

filepath = fullfile(proj.RootFolder, 'new_model.slx')
     save_system('new_model', filepath)

Add the new model to the project.

 projectFile = addFile(proj, filepath)

Automatically open the model when the project opens, by making it a startup file.

addStartupFile(proj, filepath);

Input Arguments

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Project, specified as a project object. Use simulinkproject to create a project object to manipulate a project at the command line.

Path of the file to add relative to the project root folder, including the file extension, specified as a character vector. The file must be within the root folder.

Example: ‘models/myModelName.slx’

Compatibility Considerations

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Not recommended starting in R2019a

Introduced in R2017b