how to list functions/toolboxes required by a program

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Michael
Michael on 12 Jan 2012
Hi there. I am part of a relatively small scientific community and many of us develop custom code for data analysis. We share with each other, but one of the problems I've often come across is code not working because either I don't have the appropriate toolbox, or I received the main program but not one of the custom-written functions required.
It's not a huge deal, but it's annoying and wastes time troubleshooting and exchanging emails back and forth. Is there a script or function that can search through a Matlab m-file and return a list of all the function calls and/or toolboxes? It would also be nice to distinguish between (purchased) toolbox functions and custom-written functions.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
Michael

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Matt Tearle
Matt Tearle on 12 Jan 2012
I think the answers to this question cover all the options I know of: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/532-how-do-i-tell-which-toolboxes-my-program-uses
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Matt Tearle
Matt Tearle on 12 Jan 2012
Do you remember what you searched for/how you searched? That could be useful feedback for the MATLAB Central team.

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Robert Cumming
Robert Cumming on 12 Jan 2012
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