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Why define class methods that have attributes in the classdef block?

Asked by Jim Hokanson on 27 May 2012
Latest activity Edited by per isakson
on 11 Nov 2017
Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone knew why you needed to declare the signature of methods with attributes inside the classdef block when defining the function in a separate file? I often find that I created a mismatch between what the signature was originally and how it is currently defined in the function file. The errors aren't that helpful either, e.g. "Too many input arguments." I could understand if just the function name were necessary, as this would allow keeping all of the attributes in a single file. The "normal" methods don't need a signature in the classdef block. What gives?
Thanks, Jim


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