problem with a gui of directories

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Jules Ray
Jules Ray on 3 Nov 2011
Edited: Jules Ray on 27 May 2019
Hi colleages, i`m preparing a gui for directories selection and other things. This is my proyect:
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stationsdir= uigetdir('/Users/mac/Documents/MATLAB/','Station Folder');
resultdir=uigetdir('/Users/mac/Documents/MATLAB/','Station Folder');
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station='test4';
the gui works, but really bad beacuse all navigation windows start to open at the same time...
i would like to include al navigation windows in just one main window with buttons to select the directories... or something like this... and also a small box to define the station name (station='test4')
uff... is a lot of work but every comment will be appreciated..
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Jules Ray
Jules Ray on 4 Nov 2011
i got this pop ups:
what i need is to join all this popups in just one window or gui... that's my problem
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waitfor(msgbox('The next windows will guide you through the amazing world of neotectonics. So i can tell you that this creation has been for moments a real pain in the ass.. ).... enjoy', 'ABOUT THIS SCRIPT'))
msgbox('Please indicate the Results Directory (this is the folder which contains the results files, must be in a different directory than Staionsdir) ', 'RESULTS DIRECTORY' );
pause(5)
resultdir1=uigetdir('/Users/mac/Documents/MATLAB/terracem');
waitfor(msgbox('Please indicate the Station Directory (must coincide with the proyect folder)', 'STATION DIRECTORY'));
pause(5)
stationsdir1=uigetdir('/Users/mac/Documents/MATLAB/terracem');
disp('Station dir path defined')
pause (5)
prompt = {'Enter proyect name'};
dlg_title = 'Input for Swath profiling';
num_lines = 1;
def = {'20','hsv'};
station1=inputdlg(prompt,'Enter the Station Name');
waitfor(msgbox('Path to where TMA script is paced (normaly equal than Stationsdir)', 'TMA Directory'))
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stationsdir=char(stationsdir1);
resultdir=char(resultdir1);
station=char(station1);
clear de dlg_title num_lines prompt resultdir1 stationB stationsdir1

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 4 Nov 2011
Well that's different. msgbox just blasts through not waiting, unlike uigetdir and other such functions. That's why I've defined msgboxw() in an m-file in my utilities directory that is on my path:
function msgboxw(string)
uiwait(msgbox(string));
Then I just call msgboxw() all the time instead of mgsbox().
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Jules Ray
Jules Ray on 4 Nov 2011
thanks image analyst
ok that's working, but what's about to putt all the msgbox and uigetdir into a single layout...
i dont know how guis works or wjat the can do, so my question is. ¿is posible to take many diferents gui's (like my msgbox and uigetdir) and put all into a main gui window?
is posible to do that? what should i use to do that?
thanks

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